April 16, 2014
by Theresa Donovan
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts on Tuesday granted drug company Zogenix a preliminary injunction against a state-wide ban of the drug Zohydro. Judge Rya Zobel stated that because Zohydro's use had been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this ...[read more]
February 6, 2014
by Peter Snyder
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a response letter Thursday declining to define ?Natural? in the context of food labeling. The letter was in response to three cases involving allegations of false advertising of food products; more specifically, whether food products co... ...[read more]
January 3, 2014
by Stephanie Kogut
JURIST Guest Columnist Linda Schlueter of Trinity Legal Center discusses the recent dismissal of certiorari in Cline v. Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice...Before surgery, would a patient want to know what to expect and what the risks of the procedure are? Of course. Would a patient want ...[read more]
July 24, 2013
by Sydney Normil
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled on Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policy allowing the importation of a drug used in the execution of state prisoners was illegal. The court did not give deference to the federal agency's policy of neither ...[read more]
July 12, 2013
by Elizabeth Imbarlina
JURIST Guest Columnist Andrea Miller, University of Minnesota Law School Class of 2015, explains how Judge Korman's decision in Tummino v. Hamburg creates solid policy and legal precedent...US District Judge Edward Korman recently brought some much-needed closure to a 12-year legal debate over the ...[read more]
June 22, 2013
by Adiah Oreyomi
On June 22, 2009, US President Obama signed the Family Smoking and Tobacco Prevention Act (FSTPA) into law, authorizing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate tobacco products. The focus of FSTPA was to curb tobacco companies' potential influence over children while preserving the ...[read more]
June 21, 2013
by G. Redd
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Thursday that it has officially approved the brand-name emergency contraceptive Plan B Onestep for all women of child-bearing potential without a prescription, regardless of age. This approval comes following an order issued last week by Judge ...[read more]
June 13, 2013
by G. Redd
Judge Edward Korman of the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York on Wednesday approved the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plan to make the Plan B emergency contraceptive available over-the-counter to women of all ages. In an effort to comply with the judge's April ruling, the ...[read more]
June 11, 2013
by G. Redd
The US Department of Justice and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Monday that neither agency will seek to continue the appeal of a ruling that allows women of all ages to access emergency contraception without a prescription. The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit refused ...[read more]
May 26, 2013
by Addison Morris
The Obama administration on Friday urged the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to delay the implementation of a decision that orders the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make the popular "Plan B" emergency contraceptive (levonorgestrel-Teva) available over-the-counter for women as ...[read more]

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