Baseball all-stars Ryan Zimmerman and Ryan Howard have each sued Al Jazeera America, claiming the news network made defamatory statements about them in a recent documentary about doping in professional sports.
The 247 pounds of marijuana and $11,000 in cash found during a drug bust didn’t surprise York County, Pennsylvania police so much as one of the suspects did: an armed sheriff’s deputy from Yuba County, California.
Drugs originally intended to treat sick animals are now being overused at meat-producing farms, according to a Food and Drug Administration report showing sales of antimicrobials shot up 23 percent between 2009 and 2014. Now tougher FDA rules may follow.
For the first time, medical marijuana is allowed at a public school. However, the parents of a teenager with autism and epilepsy will continue their legal battle to ensure the school nurse can actually administer the federally prohibited treatment.
That which makes cancer so deadly could also be the key to killing it: A new FDA-approved therapy exploits the process by which cancerous cells multiply and spread. By introducing a special virus, cancer cells die while normal cells get stronger.
A proposed amendment to the state constitution was rejected by Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Monday over grammar errors and ambiguity. The “Arkansas Cannabis Amendment” will have to be resubmitted, Rutledge said.
The maximum security Oklahoma State Penitentiary was nearly breached by an unmanned aerial vehicle smuggling drugs and tools in. It crashed into the perimeter’s razor-wire. Now, prison officials are stepping up their game in trying to “maintain vigilance.”
President Barack Obama went to West Virginia, a state where he’s not particularly popular, to push his new plan for drug treatment programs that target what he called a “crisis” of heroin and opioid abuse.
Offspring of pregnant lab mice subjected to doses of THC, the main active ingredient in marijuana or cannabis, exhibited effects lasting a lifetime, according to a study published in the official journal of the National Academy of Sciences.