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The Top Five Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Trends

Resilience The ability for resistance and recovery defines a resilient supply chain. Every company's supply network has been tested by Covid-19, but none is more important than the pharmaceutical supply chain. Many pharmaceutical companies are stuck attempting to discover ways to engage with suppliers to boost their factory's output due to poor continuity planning and single-source suppliers. Supply chain resiliency is required to continue treating patients. The Healthcare Industry Resilience Collaborative (HIRC), a resiliency program led by Spectrum Health, Mayo Clinic, and a number of other health systems and suppliers, is examining the impact of supply chain disruptions on patient...
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Teenage Marijuana Use

This is why marijuana is called "the gateway drug". Accessible and relatively harmless to many adults, marijuana is easily accessible by teens who like its high. Many teenagers will then move on to more serious drugs. Many people think marijuana is a "harmless" drug. This is because they think back to the marijuana they smoked in the 60's and 70's. Today's marijuana has evolved through selective breeding and advanced growing techniques, such as hydroponics or special lighting. The active ingredient in marijuana is Delta-9- tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC.This is the chemical that gives marijuana users their high. In 1960, marijuana had 1% THC. It...