With tag: prescription_drugs
Anti-Narcotics Bill Coming Together
Spurred by stories of addiction from across the state, lawmakers this
week are voting out of committees a wide-ranging bill aimed at
minimizing the effects of opiate use on the health and safety of
States Net Millions In Drug Settlement
and New Hampshire will get a total of $9.6 million as part
of a nationwide settlement between the drug company Johnson & Johnson and dozens
Rultand Man Sentenced On Drug Charges
prosecutors in Vermont say a Rutland man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for his
role in a prescription drug selling ring.
Colchester Drug Arrest
men are facing charges of selling prescription painkillers following a
three-week investigation by Colchester police.
National Drug Take-Back Day
By Jane Lindholm
We look at the abuse of prescription drugs and the efforts to curtail it, including this Saturday's Drug Take-Back Day. Also, VPR's Steve Zind speaks with Vermont National Guard members responsible for training police in Kabul.
Sorrell Wants Drug Makers To Disclose Free Samples
Last year, Vermont enacted a law banning drug companies from providing
free lunches to doctors. Now the state may go a step further by requiring the
companies to disclose the free drug samples they give to physicians.
New drug marketing rules
By Jane Lindholm
Vermont's rules are getting even tougher for pharmaceutical companies. We look at new restrictions on how drugmakers can interact with physicians, and what patients can learn about gifts their doctors have received. Also, an update on the political meltdown in Albany as the New York State Senate argues over who's in charge.