New directions in drug approval
- SHOOTING UP. Nadelmann, Ethan A. // New Republic;6/13/88, Vol. 198 Issue 24, p16
Looks into the interconnection between drugs and crime in the U.S. Discussion of the historical link between the drugs and crime; View of the author that drug regulations are more to be blamed than drugs itself; Commission of violent and other crimes by people under the influence of illicit...
- WHEN CUTE ACRONYMS HAPPEN TO BAD LEGISLATION: THE REDUCING AMERICANS' VULNERABILITY TO ECSTASY "RAVE" ACT. Levy, Brooke A. // Northwestern University Law Review;Spring2004, Vol. 98 Issue 3, p1251
Comments on the implementation of the Reducing Americans' Vulnerability to Ecstasy Act (RAVE Act) in the U.S. Background of the creation of the RAVE Act; Information on the McClure versus Ashcroft case involving the First Amendment Rights; Analysis of the constitutional and public policy...
- States act to allow importation of drugs for personal use. Price, Suzanne // Pharmacy Today;Oct2004, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p29
The article focuses on the legislations in the U.S. States to allow importation of drugs for personal use. Most recently two states--Illinois and Vermont--have challenged the U.S. Food and Drug Association (FDA) over the issue of drug importation, while the U.S. Congress has not acted on any of...
- Orphan Drugs. // Exceptional Parent;Oct98, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p52
Presents excerpts of responses from individuals on the Orphan Drug Act of 1983 in the United States. What is an `orphan' drug; Reference to the drug nitrazepam.
- Washington update. WECHSLER, JILL // Formulary;Sep98, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p910
Presents legislative and policy-related news concerning the drug industry in the United States, compiled as of September 1998. Includes increased attention on drug safety issues in policy making; Defense offered by the Food and Drug Administration concerning its drug approval system.
- Legalization of narcotics: Myths and reality. Califano, Jr., Joseph A. // USA Today Magazine;Mar97, Vol. 125 Issue 2622, p46
Opinion. Argues against the legalization of narcotics. Common drug-legalization arguments, with responses.
- New laws on guns must be rooted in facts, not fear. // Hill;2/4/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p26
The author argues on the failure of the U.S. to fight in solving drug problems because of the reason that it lets fear take control on its policymaking.
- Fade in, Fade out Addiction, Recovery in American Film. Hall, Stefan // Phi Kappa Phi Forum;Summer2010, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p20
The article discusses the implication of American movies through time regarding the values in the society, social problems, and hedonistic amplification from average citizens to affluent personalities in the U.S. The movies presents political and legal implication of drugs and narcotics in the...
- Recent changes to FDA-approved labeling. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;2/15/2004, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p336
Reports changes on the approved labeling of the Food and Drug Administration in the U.S. Contraindications of the fluticasone proportionate inhalation powder to persons allergic with milk proteins; Use of the Orlistat capsule for both obese adults and obese adolescents; Recommended dosage of...