Prescription refills have been linked to cigarette purchases. New research reveals that patients taking medication to treat asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, high blood pressure and oral contraceptives often buy cigarettes when refilling their prescriptions at pharmacies.
Tobacco companies have added some of the strongest health warnings regarding e-cigarettes.
UK doctors issued a warning regarding the potential dangers of e-cigarette refills for children.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency announced that it will tighten control over one of the country's most commonly prescribed group of drugs known as hydrocodone combination drugs.
FDA recommends tighter controls be put into effect for prescription painkillers with hydrocodone.