The ADHS is pleased to announce that the editorship of its journal, *The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs*, will be taken over by Prof. Nancy D. Campbell (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Prof. David Herzberg (Buffalo) and Dr. Lucas Richert (Strathclyde). The society would also like to express its gratitude for the work that outgoing editor, […]
RADICAL TEMPERANCE: SOCIAL CHANGE AND DRINK, FROM TEETOTALISM TO DRY JANUARY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL LANCASHIRE, PRESTON, 28-29 JUNE 2018 FEATURING KEYNOTE ADDRESSES BY: Professor Scott Martin, Bowling Green University, Ohio Professor Betsy Thom, Middlesex University This conference seeks to explore the radical aspects of the avoidance of alcohol. We are looking for contributions […]
A lot happened in the world of pharmaceuticals this year. The opioid crisis worsened. The FDA got a new chief. There were big failures and prices reemerged as a major issue. Industry needed to contend with the new Trump administration and gene therapy ‘came of age.’
By the way, here is one year in review article that showcases some of these ideas:
The following article is a short version of BP Round-up. Why? Happy New Year and Hogmanay!
Let’s start with cannabis:
Money-making? Here are some tips and stories:
Also, I’ll be speaking in Glasgow about Big Pharma and other topics on January 22nd.
A round up of the recent Big Pharma and FDA stories.
Antibiotics in Farm Animals Drop:
Teva Pharmaceuticals is being reshaped:
Rebooting the FDA:
Top 5 Stories of 2017:
FDA clears the Apple watch:
The FDA is going to go after price gouging:
And supplement makers:
Bipartisanship on Drug Prices:
I’ve more than likely missed some angles and stories. Drop me a line if you have suggestions.
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A great day for historians of drugs and alcohol! Told in tweets.
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The deadline for the University of Strathclyde’s Cannabis: Global Histories cfp is 7 days away! https://www.strath.ac.uk/humanities/schoolofhumanities/history/cannabisglobalhistories/