127 ABA Journal Healthcare & Pharmaceutics articles.
Under federal law, the decriminalized marijuana industry is in a slightly precarious position. Congress has prevented the Department of Justice from interfering with state-legal medical marijuana, but it left the DOJ free to enforce federal law against state-legal recreational marijuana businesses.
Nov 1, 2017 1:40 AM CDTThe Oregonian reports.
Aug 9, 2017 4:10 PM CDT
Arkansas’ plan to execute seven inmates in less than two weeks has drawn the ire of two pharmaceutical companies who are trying to stop the state from using their drugs…
Apr 14, 2017 6:04 PM CDT
There is no clear scientific consensus when it comes to smoking pot and driving. And few of the tools police officers have long relied on to determine whether a driver is too drunk to drive, such as the Breathalyzer, exist for marijuana.
Apr 1, 2017 3:10 AM CDT
Stewart Dolin may have had anxiety about his law practice when he threw himself in front of a Chicago Transit Authority train, or the Reed Smith partner may have had…
Mar 21, 2017 6:30 AM CDT
A new complaint in litigation from retired professional football players alleges that teams pushed them to play through pain by overusing prescription painkillers, sometimes in violation of federal prescription drug…
Mar 13, 2017 2:32 PM CDT
Defense lawyers who object to Arizona’s execution drugs may obtain drugs on their own to execute their clients, according to an execution protocol announced last month.
That kind of “do-it-yourself…
Feb 14, 2017 8:00 AM CST
The Federal Trade Commission and the New York State Attorney General have filed suit against dietary supplement makers Quincy Bioscience over its popular supplement, Prevagen.
On Monday, New York Attorney…
Jan 10, 2017 4:05 PM CST
A key question is whether a lawyer advising a client on the cultivation, sale or use of marijuana under state law runs afoul of professional conduct rules given that such activities are illegal under federal law.
Jan 1, 2017 2:10 AM CST
Proponents for legalized marijuana, increased minimum wage and stricter gun control provisions had a good Election Night.
On Tuesday, voters in seven states approved various marijuana-related ballot initiatives. According to…
Nov 9, 2016 3:44 PM CST
Individuals with state-issued medical marijuana cards may have debilitating illnesses and be less likely to commit violent crimes, yet Congress reasonably concluded that they should not have access to guns…
Sep 2, 2016 2:00 PM CDT
The 2016 Olympic Games open Friday in Rio de Janeiro amid concerns about the Zika virus, pollution along the city’s famous beaches, and the city’s readiness to accommodate hordes of…
Aug 5, 2016 11:04 AM CDT
Jul 1, 2016 2:10 AM CDT
Shook, Hardy & Bacon has elected its very first female leader in firm history.
On Monday, the firm announced that Madeleine McDonough has been elected chair. McDonough, whose five-year…
Jun 13, 2016 1:10 PM CDT
Less than a decade ago, Richard Creamer was enjoying the financial rewards of being a successful real estate and entertainment lawyer, including multiple homes and nice cars.
Then it was…
May 31, 2016 12:45 PM CDT