April 3, 2020  Last Update: November 12, 2019, 4:01 pm

Is Liquid Tobacco Deadly? or just Scary?

Liquid tobacco is more dangerous than many people know, and can even be deadly if enough touches exposed skin. But most e-juice is NOT “liquid tobacco”. Is vaping addicting? Do we need regulation, or education?

Zohydro Ban Proposed by Senator Joe Manchin: His Daughter is CEO of Competitor?

Riddle me this: is the Senator proposing a ban on Zohydro also the father of the CEO of Mylan Pharmaceuticals, the company most at risk if the newly-approved non-generic pain pill goes blockbuster? Yup.

Evzio Talking Naloxone Injector Approved

Ever wondered what to do when someone you know is overdosing? Don’t worry, this new naloxone injector actually talks you though the process. That’s right: it talks.

Zohydro: New High-Strength Hydrocodone Painkiller Debuts

Zohydro is here… at 5 to 10 times the strength of Vicodin and Lortab, and with no fillers: just hydrocodone. Law enforcement and treatment professionals are outraged, but the FDA said ok even while acknowledging a severe risk for abuse.

Fake FDA Agents Scamming Online Drug Buyers

Beware! Identity thieves are posing as FDA agents, calling customers of online pharmacies to threaten them with prosecution if they don’t provide personal information.

Purdue Pharma Tests OxyContin on Children

Can convicted felon Purdue Frederick be trusted with our children? Purdue is sponsoring 2 clinical studies for Oxycontin for children, and critics claim it’s more for extended patent protection than safety of efficacy.

Glaxo SmithKline Guilty: $3 Billion Fine for Wellbutrin, Others

Updated: GlaxoSmithKline has admitted guilt in a landmark case involving misleading marketing claims, bribes, improper rebating, and failure to report safety issues. They’ve been fined $3 Billion. The details are amazing.

Aeroshots: Do We Really Need Weaponized Caffeine?

UPDATED – Aeroshots has been warned by the FDA to change its tune. The fine powder caffeine product is sold as food, to be sprayed into the mouth and eaten, but the FDA is concerned it may be inhaled. The FDA letter cites numerous references to inhalation within the “Breathable Foods” marketing materials.

Endo Pharmaceuticals Opiate Products Alert

The FDA has issued a Public Health Advisory for opiate prescription medications manufactured by Endo Pharmaceuticals, due to packaging and manufacturing problems at an inspected plant in Nebraska.

Blowfish Hangover Remedy?

Is hyper-hyped “Blowfish” the newest hangover cure, or just a strong marketing push for basic, over the counter ingredients? The FDA isn’t too pleased its name is being mentioned…