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November 16, 2017

 

Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) holds the bridge device.

Indiana-Made Opioid Withdrawal Device Receives FDA Approval

The FDA has approved a device developed in Indiana that helps reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms.

November 10, 2017

 

The Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse voted on Nov. 9 in favor of a resolution opposing the decriminalization of marijuana.

Drug Commission Formally Opposes Medical Marijuana

In the vote, 11 members supported a resolution opposing decriminalization of marijuana for any purpose. Three opposed, two members abstained.

September 29, 2017

 

Eli Lilly employees in lab

FDA Approves Lilly Pill For Common Advanced Breast Cancer

According to the FDA, about 72 percent of patients have a type of breast cancer that could be treated by the Lilly drug.

August 10, 2017

 

Laura McLinn and her son Jordan.

Hoosier Family Helps Push ‘Right To Try’ Nationally

A “Right To Try” bill that allows families to use prescription drugs that don’t have full FDA approval passed the U.S. Senate last week with unanimous support.

June 8, 2017

 

syringe

FDA Requests Drug That Helped Spark HIV Outbreak Be Pulled

Opana helped spark Indiana's HIV outbreak because people in Scott County were sharing needles used to inject the opioid.

September 1, 2016

 

blood donation

New FDA Zika Rules Have IN Blood Centers Rushing To Comply

Indiana blood centers are rushing to comply with a federal rule that all blood donated in the United States be tested for the Zika virus.

May 15, 2016

 

Vaping

Indiana Vape Shop Owners Say FDA Rules Will Shut Them Down

The FDA says the rules are aimed at improving public safety and curbing teen use, but vape shops say they'll kill the industry.

May 5, 2016

 

Vaping

FDA Releases First-Ever E-Cigarette Regulations

The rules mean electronic cigarettes will be regulated in the same way as traditional tobacco products.

May 2, 2016

 

Pharmakon recalled products made at a Noblesville facility and has temporarily ceased production.

Pharmakon Woes Point To Shifting Trends In Pharm Regulations

Pharmakon Pharmaceuticals has come under fire after the FDA announced it uncovered unsanitary and unsterile conditions at a Noblesville facility.

March 23, 2016

 

Prescription drug abuse is on the rise in Indiana.

FDA Adds Enhanced Warnings For Prescription Opiates

Research shows opioid addiction usually begins with prescription abuse.

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