FDA states anti-smoking campaign stopped nearly 600,000 from smoking

Researchers from the government agency and nonprofit RTI have found that the awareness campaign “The Real Cost” prevented between 380,000 and 587,000 teens from starting to smoke, according to the study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  They organizations questioned teens about their awareness of the campaign, media market exposure and whether they smoke. In

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FDA looks to crack down on illegal opioid marketers in the US with help of social networks

The US’s Food and Drug Administration latest crackdown is targeting pharmacies selling illegal opioids online. The agency has issued warning letters this week to nine online pharmacies that run 53 websites selling drugs with suspect monikers like “Roxycodone” and “Tramadol Generic.” The majority of the websites were shut down a day later, aside from OneStopPharma.org—was

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