Rouda’s bill to address America’s drug overdose crisis becomes law

The bipartisan legislation aims to reduce the drug supply.

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Californians could save thousands on prescription drug costs, report finds

House bill would allow the government to negotiate for lower drug prices and save consumers money.

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Three Michigan dispensaries cash in on first day of marijuana sales

On Sunday, the state became the first in the Midwest to allow residents to purchase cannabis for recreational use. Sales topped $221,000 that day.

N.Y. congressmen seek to limit Big Pharma’s political influence amid opioid crisis

There were more than 70,200 overdose deaths in the United States in 2017, and nearly 68% of those involved opioids.

Bipartisan bill would ensure rural Americans are better informed about their prescriptions

Some patients never receive information about dosage, potential side effects or other details. Rep. Golden wants to change that.

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House takes historic step towards federally decriminalizing marijuana

A majority of Americans say marijuana should be legal, according to a new Pew Research Center Survey.