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NEW YORK (AP) — Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of the nation’s second most-abused medicine, which has addiction experts worried that it could spur a new wave of abuse. SEE ALSO: Sensenbrenner Slurs First Lady Instead of Addressing Issues The new pills contain the highly addictive painkiller hydrocodone, packing […]

The NAACP is lobbying the FDA to ban menthol cigarettes, of which Newport is the most popular brand. Newport cigarettes are popular in many African American communities. 80% of African American smokers favor mentholated cigarettes vs, 22% of whites. The L.A. Times writes: On Monday, the debate among African American organizations burst into the open […]

Two days of public hearings got underway in Washington Monday to analyze a U.S. company’s proposal to create genetically engineered salmon — the so-called Frankenfish.

YouTube search the term “DXM.” You’ll find thousands of videos that chronicle the adventures teenagers “robotripping,” or getting high on dextromethorphan. This drug is known on the streets as DXM, CCC, Triple C and Skittles. It’s also known as Robo because it is found in a number of over the counter cough and cold medications […]