UK Regulator Accuses Pfizer of Epilepsy Drug Price Gouging

UK regulators accused pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Flynn of fraudulently overcharging the National Health Service (NHS) for critical anti-epilepsy medicines and exploiting their market dominance to boost prices overnight. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has reaffirmed its 2016 conclusion …

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Mexico’s Supreme Court Decriminalizes Recreational Use of Marijuana

Mexico’s Supreme Court on June 28 decriminalized the private recreational use of marijuana for adults, declaring the current prohibition to be unconstitutional. In an 8-3 decision, the court ruled that adults would be able to apply for permits from the …

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FDA Approves First New Drug for Alzheimer’s in Nearly 20 Years

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 7 approved the use of Aduhelm for Alzheimer’s, becoming the first new drug approved for the disease in nearly 20 years. “Aduhelm represents a first-of-its-kind treatment approved for Alzheimer’s disease. …

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Cannabis Company Donates $70,000 to Start Cannabis Program at Shawnee Community College

The nation’s largest aeroponic cannabis cultivator donated $70,000 to the Shawnee Community College to kickstart a cannabis work force training program. Aerīz, a cannabis company most known for its enviromentally-friendly production, made the donation to continue union job growth in …

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Lake Superior State University Offers First Ever Cannabis-Related Chemistry Scholarship

Lake Superior State University became the first college in the nation to offer a cannabis-related chemistry scholarship Monday. The scholarship is an annual $1,200 allotment funded by Steadfast Labs, a research facility in Michigan.  Applicants living in the Oakland or …

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Scotland Approves First Medical Cannabis Clinic

Healthcare Improvement Scotland has approved Scotland’s first medicinal cannabis clinic to provide safe access to medical cannabis to Scottish patients. Sapphire Medical Clinic, based in Stirling could now offer virtual appointments from today but face-to-face consultations would be conducted in …

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