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As Congress Hears Cannabis Testimony, Advocates Form Powerful Coalition For Racial Justice

The Pennsylvania state capitol is shown lit up in green to commemorate the passing of medical marijuana legislation. (Credit: Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr) (Credit: Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr) To coincide with today’s congressional hearing on marijuana laws and injustice, drug policy advocates from around the country are joining forces in pursuit of their… Read More »

‘Simply cruel’: Patient advocates condemn breast cancer immunotherapy hype

In depth: Six tips for writing accurately about cancer immunotherapy drugs. “Increases life expectancy,” announced Newsweek. “Helped slow an aggressive type of breast cancer,” reported Reuters. “Expected to change the standard of care,” crowed The New York Times. Judging by news reports last weekend, women with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer had reason to cheer results of… Read More »