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Meet NMS Labs, Our New Partner for In Vitro Abuse-Deterrent Formulation Strategy and Evaluation

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Jack Henningfield and Sid Schnoll Submitted Comments on FDA Category 4 Labeling

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Michael Hufford Presented New Research Showing Mobile Health Apps Could Support Novel OTC Switches

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Pink Sheet interviewed Michael Hufford about nonprofit Harm Reduction Therapeutics’ goal of low-cost OTC naloxone

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Pinney Associates’ Scientific Abuse Potential Assessment of Kratom Finds Evidence of Public Health Benefit and Little Harm

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More Smokers Trying to Quit – PinneyAssociates’ Analysis of National Health Interview Survey Data Confirms Increase in Attempts to Quit Smoking

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PinneyAssociates Presents at FDA Public Meeting to Help Facilitate the Development of Abuse Deterrent Opioids

PinneyAssociates Offers ALERRT® Methodology for In Vitro Assessment of Abuse-Deterrent Formulations

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Can consumers self-select for appropriate use of an over-the-counter statin? The Self Evaluation of Lovastatin to Enhance Cholesterol Treatment Study

Brass EP, Vassil T, Replogle A, Hwang P, Rusche S, Shiffman S, Levine JG

Consumer understanding of prescription drug information: An illustration using an antidepressant medication.

Shiffman S, Gerlach KK, Sembower M, Rohay JM

Consumers appropriately self-treat based on labeling for over-the-counter hydrocortisone

Ellis CN, Pillitteri J, Kyle TK, Ertischek MD, Burton SL, Shiffman S

Ten years after the Rx-to-OTC switch of nicotine replacement therapy: what have we learned about the benefits and risks of non-prescription availability?

Shiffman S, Sweeney CT


The ALERRT® instrument: a quantitative measure of the effort required to compromise prescription opioid abuse-deterrent tablets.

Cone EJ, Buchhalter AR, Lindhardt K, Elhauge T, Dayno JM

Abuse potential assessment of novel opioid analgesic NKTR-181: implications for labeling and scheduling

Webster LR, Smith S, Silowsky J, Gogas K, Odinecs A, Eldon M, Abrouk N, Medve R, Henningfield JE, Buchhalter AR, Cone EJ, Fant RV, Schnoll S

An iterative model for in vitro laboratory assessment of tamper deterrent formulations

Cone EJ, Giordano J, Weingarten B

Do prescription monitoring programs impact state trends in opioid abuse/misuse?

Reifler LM, Droz D, Bailey JE, Schnoll S, Fant RV, Dart RC, Bucher Bartelson B

Epidemiology of stimulant misuse and abuse: implications for future epidemiologic and neuropharmacologic research

Gerlach KK, Dasgupta N, Schnoll S, Henningfield JE

Establishing “abuse-deterrence equivalence” for generic abuse-deterrent opioid formulations: A proposed development framework

Setnik B, Cone EJ

Extreme work requirement of EG-001, an abuse-deterrent, extended-release morphine product, as demonstrated with the ALERRT® Visual Analog Scales.

Cone EJ, Buchhalter AR, Lindhardt K, Elhauge T, Dayno JM

Nonmedical use of prescription ADHD stimulants and preexisting patterns of drug abuse

Sweeney CT, Sembower M, Ertischek MD, Shiffman S, Schnoll S

The new science of abuse-deterrence assessment of pharmaceutical products; FDA proposed guidance and Category 1 laboratory studies

Cone EJ, Buchhalter AR, Henningfield JE, Schnoll S


September 3-7 | Las Vegas, NV

Who will be there: Reggie Fant, Judy Ashworth

September 17 | Washington, DC

Who will be there: Joe Gitchell, Robyn Gougelet, Erin Nealer

Advancing Nicotine Policy When Agreement on Goals and Priorities Remains Elusive

September 23-24 | Washington, DC

Who will be there: Judy Ashworth, Reggie Fant

Differentiating Novel CNS-active Analgesics on the Basis of Abuse Potential: Opportunities and Challenges

September 24-26 | Washington, DC

Who will be there: Joe Gitchell

The Role of Flavors and Nicotine in Consumer Acceptance of Nicotine Products

7th Vermont Center on Behavior and Health Annual Conference

October 10-11 | Burlington, VT

Who will be there: Jack Henningfield, Janine Pillitteri