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Approves the pharmaceutical use of Epidiolex, a cannabidiol oral solution, for the treatment of seizures in individuals two years of age or older.

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Nov 2 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Warns consumers and physicians about the use of genetic tests that claim, without scientific grounding, to predict patients’ responses to specific medications.

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Nov 1 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Addresses the lack of data on antimicrobial consumption in low-income countries by presenting data on antimicrobial use, methodology to continue data collection, and policy recommendations.

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Nov 1 2018
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World Health Organization (WHO)

Addresses health disparities in people with severe mental disorders by providing recommendations to healthcare workers on how to improve management, and decrease both morbidity and premature mortality among adults with these disorders.

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Nov 1 2018
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Removes lead acetate from the list of acceptable color additives for coloring hair on the scalp.

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Oct 31 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Approves 23andMe’s personal genome service pharmacogenetic reports as an over-the-counter device with certain controls to regulate consumer misuse.

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Oct 31 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Replaces Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP)

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Oct 31 2018
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Disseminates top priorities for the Food and Drug Administration regarding innovation in plant and animal biotechnology to advance public health.

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Oct 30 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Implements a wide variety of programs and initiatives to address the opioid crisis in the United States.

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Oct 26 2018
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House of Representatives

Instructs pipeline industry to provide additional information, including extensive mitigation and contingency plans, for construction of pipelines passing under wetlands and water bodies. 

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Dec 28 2018
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Oct 26 2018
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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Conditionally approves a plan by Hilcorp Alaska to drill for oil in the Arctic.  

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Oct 26 2018
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Department of the Interior (DOI)

Replaces Obama-era combined average fuel economy (CAFE) standards for cars and light duty trucks. 

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Oct 26 2018
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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