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  • Luis Videgaray, finance minister of Mexico, says the U.S. must "share responsibility" for tackling drug cartels.

  • Pfizer CEO worries about ACA coverage     Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    Ian Read, Pfizer CEO, discusses the pricing and affordability of drugs in the U.S. Read also weighs in on insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

  • Diversifying your pharma portfolio     Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Mallinckrodt is buying drug maker Questcor for $5.6 billion. Barbara Ryan, FTI Consulting managing director, discusses consolidation in pharmaceuticals and shares what stocks she likes in the space.

  • Why this $84,000 drug costs just $900 abroad Saturday, 29 Mar 2014 | 2:29 PM ET

    Why do some drugs, like Gilead's Sovaldi, cost more in the U.S. than in other countries. Shelia Dharmarajian reports for "Nightly Business Report."

  • 'Eye-opening' new report about statin eligibility Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 5:06 PM ET
    Lipitor tablets

    Almost half of Americans ages 40 to 75 qualify to consider cholesterol-lowering statin drugs under new heart disease prevention guidelines.

  • The Zohydro debate: More harm than good?     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    Powerful new pain killer Zohydro, is prescribed to help people with chronic pain. Dr. Andrew Kolodny thinks the FDA has put out a drug that will kill people. Dr. Steven Garner, New York Methodist Hospital, thinks the drug will help many people who are suffering with lasting pain.

  • Controversial drug Zohydro here to stay?     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan discusses the new pain killer Zohydro which contains the same addictive elements as Oxycodone.

  • The go-to guy: A conversation with a drug dealer Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 3:25 PM ET

    While out exploring marijuana's first legal frontier, CNBC took a moment to catch up with one young man who has stayed on the darker side of weed—the illegal side.

  • Dabs—marijuana's explosive secret Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 12:37 PM ET
    Nicholas Broms, who was involved in a drug-related explosion last November. Broms was one of the growing number of casualties from manufacturing hash oil, a potent marijuana byproduct made with butane.

    From exploding kitchens to super-intense highs, making and smoking marijuana concentrate—aka “dabs”—is getting more attention in the move toward legalization.

  • Open Vape: The e-cigarette of legal pot Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 12:12 PM ET

    Todd Mitchem's company, Open Vape, manufactures a product similar to an e-cigarette. It's a pen that heats a cartridge filled with purified cannabis oil.

  • Jane West: Wife, mother and 'potrepreneur' Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 5:49 PM ET

    West, who lives in an affluent Denver suburb, calls herself "one part Martha Stewart and one part Walter White."

  • Colorado cannabis: It’s not your grandma’s joint Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 12:55 PM ET
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    When it comes to recreational marijuana, forget the joint! People in Colorado are enjoying cannabis in brand new ways, including edibles, drinks, dabs and more.

  • Pot: How two cities are handling it differently Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    About 60 miles northeast of Denver a battle between legal marijuana is going on. While Greeley, Colo., is shunning marijuana, neighboring Garden City is celebrating it.

  • New pot banking rules     Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 2:01 PM ET

    NBC's Pete Williams reports the government has issued guidance for banks servicing legal marijuana businesses. CNBC's Jane Wells provides insight.

  • Discussing health-care reform, innovation and America's energy future from Davos, Switzerland, with Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas. For the world to continue to grow, Saudi Arabia needs to be a major player, Perry says.

  • Addiction and Obamacare     Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 7:50 PM ET

    Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., and Christopher Kennedy Lawford, author of "What Addicts Know: Lessons to Benefit Everyone," discuss how the Affordable Care Act could affect 23 million people with substance problems.

  • Colorado's toke tax     Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on "high taxes" for recreational pot growers.

  • Pot business forced to pay bills in cash     Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    Starbuds of Denver owner Brian Ruden provides insight into the banking hurdles facing legal pot businesses, and discusses what he would tell his children about the use of marijuana.

  • Banking challenges hit pot businesses     Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells spoke with 3D Cannabis Center manager David Martinez about the banking hurdles for legal pot businesses.

  • Pot shortage in Colorado growing?     Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Colorado consumers have been allowed to legally purchase recreational marijuana for more than a week. CNBC's Jane Wells reports the state is already facing a pot shortage.