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Louisiana governor signs bill making two abortion drugs controlled dangerous substances

May. 24, 2024 19:57 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — First-of-its-kind legislation that classifies two abortion-inducing drugs as controlled and dangerous substances was signed into law Friday by Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry. The Republican governor announced his signing of the bill in Baton Rouge a day after it...

Louisiana Legislature approves bill classifying abortion pills as controlled dangerous substances

May. 23, 2024 17:57 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two abortion-inducing drugs could soon be reclassified as controlled and dangerous substances in Louisiana under a first-of-its-kind bill that received final legislative passage Thursday and is expected to be signed into law by the governor. Supporters of...

Louisiana lawmakers advance bill to reclassify abortion drugs, worrying doctors

May. 21, 2024 22:53 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a bill that would make it a crime to possess two abortion-inducing drugs without a prescription, a move that doctors fear could prevent them from adequately treating their patients in a timely manner. Under the bill,...

Matthew Perry's death under investigation in connection with ketamine level found in actor's blood

May. 21, 2024 18:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have opened an investigation into how Matthew Perry received the supply of ketamine that killed him, police said Tuesday. Los Angeles police are working with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service with a probe...

Driver said he smoked pot oil, took medication before Florida crash that killed 8 Mexican workers

May. 15, 2024 22:27 PM EDT

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A man with a long record of dangerous driving told investigators he smoked marijuana oil and took prescription drugs hours before he sideswiped a bus, killing eight Mexican farmworkers and injuring dozens more, according to an arrest report unsealed Wednesday. ...

Pieris Pharmaceuticals: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 15, 2024 17:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — BOSTON (AP) — Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. (PIRS) on Wednesday reported a loss of $4.9 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Boston-based company said it had a loss of $3.95. The biopharmaceutical company posted revenue of $53,000 in...

Tracon: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 14, 2024 16:40 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tracon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TCON) on Tuesday reported a loss of $3.2 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the San Diego-based company said it had a loss of $1.33. The antibody drug developer posted revenue of...

Harrow: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 13, 2024 16:29 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Harrow, Inc. (HROW) on Monday reported a loss of $13.6 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Nashville, Tennessee-based company said it had a loss of 38 cents. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 28...

Vanda: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 08, 2024 16:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — WASHINGTON (AP) — Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VNDA) on Wednesday reported a loss of $4.1 million in its first quarter. The Washington-based company said it had a loss of 7 cents per share. The biopharmaceutical company posted revenue of $47.5...

EyePoint Pharmaceuticals: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 08, 2024 07:52 AM EDT

WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — EyePoint Pharmaceuticals (EYPT) on Wednesday reported a loss of $29.3 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Watertown, Massachusetts-based company said it had a loss of 55 cents. The results fell...