Arizona may begin giving expanded access to birth control in July

More than 12 million US women take birth control pills.

Soon it is expected that Arizonans will be able to get birth control pills without a prescription. Expanded access could go into effect as early as July 5, according to state health officials. A 2021 law signed by former Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, a Republican, allows Arizona pharmacists to dispense self-administered contraceptives (the pill, patch … Read more

Senate Committee Issues Directives on Medical Marijuana Access for Veterans, Psychedelic Research, and Hemp Genetic Innovation

A powerful US Senate committee is calling on the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ease access to medical marijuana for veterans and explore the therapeutic potential of psychedelics. They are also asking the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take steps to promote the hemp industry and research into cannabis genetics. The … Read more

CENTOGENE and Lifera, a PIF-Owned Biopharmaceutical Company, Enter Strategic Collaboration – Forming Joint Venture in Saudi Arabia to Increase Access to Leading Data-Driven Multiomics Testing and Secure $30 Million Investment for CENTOGENE

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Centogene NV Joint Venture (JV) combines CENTOGENE’s global leadership in multiomics with the local knowledge of Lifera, a biopharmaceutical company wholly owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) based in Riyadh JV focuses on providing state-of-the-art multiomics testing services to patients, healthcare systems, biopharmaceutical customers and research institutions in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Cooperation … Read more