News tagged with public health threat

Tagging drugs to fight counterfeit medicines

The U.S. and other countries are enacting rules to clamp down on the sales of fake pharmaceuticals, which pose a public health threat. But figuring out a system to track and authenticate legitimate drugs still faces significant ...

Feb 25, 2015
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California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat

California health officials Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the U.S. in seeking tighter controls ...

Jan 28, 2015
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