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A Quick Guide: Licit vs. Illicit Drugs
 Monday, June 22, 2020
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A Quick Guide: Licit vs. Illicit Drugs

The word ‘drug’ covers a variety of substances. Unlike food, which provides nutrients, a drug changes a person’s body and/or mind, when consumed. Drugs can be divided into two categories: licit and illicit. Below is a quick guide in the difference between these two terms.

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 Michelle Volk
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Black Box Warnings and You
 Monday, February 3, 2020
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Black Box Warnings and You

Are you worried because your prescription has a black box warning? What is a black box warning anyway? “Black box” or “boxed” warnings are issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). According to the FDA “black box warnings appear on a prescription drug’s label and is designed to call attention to serious or life-threatening risks,”

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 Michelle Volk
mmvolk@gl-labs.com

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Drugs in the News
 Monday, December 23, 2019
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Drugs in the News

The war on drugs was a move by the government to reduce drug usage in the 1970s. According to the latest news stories, the war is far from over.

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 Michelle Volk
mmvolk@gl-labs.com

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