DFL Lawmakers Introduce Drug Price Regulation BoardMinnesota Democratic lawmakers want to create an independent board to regulate excessive prescription drug prices following a bipartisan effort last year to make insulin more affordable.
Gov. Evers To Push Again For Lower Prescription Drug CostsGov. Tony Evers plans to renew efforts designed to lower prescription drug costs, putting forward a proposal in his state budget that the Republican-controlled Legislature previously rejected.
Opioid Prescriptions Down Significantly In Minnesota Over Last 3 YearsChronic pain advocates believe changes in prescribing practices have negatively affected thousands of Minnesotans.
Hennepin County Offers Prescription Drug Drop-Off SitesLaw enforcement agencies across the country are out trying to stop opioid abuse. Saturday was National Drug Take Back Day.
Minnesotans Question, Praise Trump Drug Import PlanMinnesota residents are praising and questioning the Trump administration's plan to allow the importation of cheaper prescription drugs from Canada.
U.S. To Set Up Plan Allowing Prescription Meds From CanadaLong-available drugs like insulin have seen price serial increases that forced some people with diabetes to ration their own doses.
Pet Owners Find New Challenges Filling Prescriptions Over New Opioid LawsThe state's new opioid law went into effect at the beginning of the month, and parts of it have forced veterinarians to clear up confusion.
Twin Cities Orthopedics Cuts Patients' Opioid Use With New Prescription GuidelinesThe results included a 61 percent drop in pills prescribed, a 62 percent drop in prescription strength, and a doubling of safe disposal of unused medication.
2 'U' Students Fight For Prescription Drug RespositoryPharmacy students Rowan Mahon and Hannah Van Ochten were behind the bill to set up the repository, which will begin next year.
Minnesota Joins Massive Lawsuit Over Generic DrugsMinnesota has joined 42 other states and Puerto Rico in suing some of the biggest generic drug makers in the country for alleged price fixing.
Minnesota House Dems Blame GOP For Rising Drug PricesThe chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, Michelle Benson, countered that her chamber has been working on drug prices since before the session but is focusing on "bills that will impact the entire market," not just one drug.
Keith Ellison To Target Drug Prices As New AGHe said the community meetings he's already held in Duluth and Albert Lea are giving him insights into how best to approach those issues.
National Drug Takeback Day Set For Saturday In the last five years, Minnesota has collected nearly 100,000 pounds of prescription drugs through take back events.
How Do Pharmaceutical Companies Price Prescription Drugs?On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced it wants to require pharmaceutical companies to list the price of prescription drugs in television ads.
Over 200 Common Drugs May Cause Depression, Report WarnsHealth professionals are issuing a disturbing warning about common medications after finding that hundreds of drugs are putting people at risk of developing depression.