Massachusetts State Senate Unanimously Votes to Legalize Fentanyl Test Strips Across the Commonwealth

Boston, Massachusetts – The Massachusetts state Senate recently made a unanimous decision to legalize fentanyl test strips across the state. These test strips, once considered drug paraphernalia, are now seen as a crucial tool in detecting the presence of the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl in various substances. The move comes as fentanyl-related overdoses continue to be a leading cause of death in the state. Fentanyl test strips have gained support from treatment organizations as a …

Read more

Massachusetts State Senate Unanimously Votes to Legalize Fentanyl Test Strips for Public Safety and Harm Reduction

Boston, Massachusetts – The Massachusetts state Senate recently made a unanimous decision to legalize fentanyl test strips across the commonwealth earlier this month. These paper indicators were previously considered illegal drug paraphernalia as they are used to detect the presence of the dangerous synthetic opioid fentanyl in samples. The legalization of fentanyl test strips is seen as a crucial step in addressing the rise of overdose deaths caused by fentanyl-contaminated street drugs. Treatment organizations have …

Read more

FDA Panel Votes to Support CAR-T Therapies by Johnson & Johnson and Bristol Myers Squibb for Multiple Myeloma Treatment

Silver Spring, Maryland – An FDA advisory committee voted overwhelmingly in favor of recommending the approval of CAR-T therapies from Johnson & Johnson, Legend Biotech, Bristol Myers Squibb, and 2seventyBio for the treatment of multiple myeloma. The committee’s support for these therapies highlights a significant milestone in the ongoing discussions surrounding the use of CAR-T treatments in cancer care. During the committee meeting, concerns were raised about the higher rate of early deaths observed in …

Read more

Elections- Control of the House not a Slam Dunk for Republicans

As Democrats try to close the gap, analysts cited a number of factors that are helping them. There are many reasons, including the fight over abortion access, a weak Republican candidate in a crucial race, investigations into former President Donald Trump, and a recent drop in gasoline prices. Republicans appeared more out of reach than last year in districts that Mr. Biden carried by at least ten percentage points.