FDA Issues Updated Consumer Warning On CBD Products From Harlem To Hollywood

Cannabidiol, or CBD — a component of cannabis that does not contain intoxicating properties — has the potential to harm users, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned Monday in an updated consumer advisoryContinue Reading →

To Prevent Hysteria The City Recalls Vegetables With Possible Listeria From Harlem To Hollis

More than 140 vegetable products widely sold in New York City grocery stores have been recalled over fears of potential listeria contamination. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Snuff Out Flavored Tobacco Products

By Hon David Norman Dinkins

All my years of public service to New York taught me one indisputable fact: It’s all about the kids. Everything we do, all the laws and changes the government makes, must keep the next generation in mind. Continue Reading →

CDC Warns Consumers To Stop Using E-Cigarettes

On the heels of three more deaths believed to be associated with electronic cigarettes, federal health officials have issued a warning urging consumers to avoid using the products while they conduct an investigation into the matter. Continue Reading →

FDA Taking Steps To Lower Generic Drug Prices From Harlem To Hollywood

When he served as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Dr. Scott Gottlieb pressed for lower prescription drug prices by speeding development of generic alternatives. Continue Reading →

FDA Pressures Walgreens And Other Chains To Stop Selling E-Cigarettes To Minors

Citing thousands of tobacco-related violations, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Monday requested a meeting with Walgreens corporate leadership as part of the agency’s ongoing crackdown on e-cigarette sales to minors. Continue Reading →

Health Department Calls On FDA To End Blood Donations Restriction On Men Who Have Sex With Men

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor De Blasio’s The Health Department today announced it has called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to change its blood donor deferral policy for men who have sex with men (MSM) from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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