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Weight-loss drug alli  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

GlaxoSmithKline Recalls Weight-Loss Drug Alli Over Tampering Concerns

A popular weight loss drug is being pulled from U.S. and Puerto Rico retailers over tampering concerns.

03/27/2014

Kratom

Seen At 11: Kratom — As Addictive As Heroin And Perfectly Legal

A drug known as kratom produces a high like cocaine, and can be as addictive as heroin – but is completely legal.

11/18/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Mayor's Office)

Cory Booker Calls For End To Minimum Drug Sentences

Saying it’s obvious the war on drugs has not worked, Newark Mayor Cory Booker called Wednesday for an end to minimum sentencing for low-level drug offenders.

08/28/2013

Drug Lab Investigation

Suspected Drug Lab In Hell’s Kitchen Given All Clear

Monday night, firefighters responded to a report of fumes coming from the apartment on 54th Street between 9th and 10th avenues.

01/22/2013

Medical Marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Interest High, But Only 18 NJ Residents Are Registered For Use Of Medical Marijuana

Although medical marijuana use has been legalized by the state of New Jersey, there has not been a high volume of user registration for the program.

08/15/2012

Painkiller Pills (credit: AP)

Investigation Reveals Dirty Doctors, Internet Inflame New Jersey Drug Epidemic

An investigation uncovered crooked doctors, rogue Internet sites and web-based applications in New Jersey are stymieing attempts to fight an epidemic of heroin and prescription painkiller abuse.

06/15/2011

(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Critics: Proposed NJ Medical Pot Rules Too Strict

Medical marijuana advocates said Thursday the state has gone too far with its proposed regulations for using the drug as medicine.

10/07/2010

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HealthWatch: Melanoma Drug

Dr. Max Gomez reports there’s an experimental drug to treat advanced melanoma that is having stunning success.

09/14/2010

Generic Medication File Photo

HealthWatch: Pill May Help Shrink Uterine Fibroids

Many women suffer from uterine fibroids. The options to treat them are limited and can cause complications, but soon treatment may be as easy as taking a pill, CBS 2′s Dr. Holly Phillips reports.

CBS 2–07/19/2010