The FDA commissioner has put a hold on a study involving squirrel monkeys and the effects on nicotine on them after learning of concerns related to the study.
The FDA commissioner has put a hold on a study involving squirrel monkeys and the effects on nicotine on them after learning of concerns related to the study. Damian Dovarganes AP
The FDA commissioner has put a hold on a study involving squirrel monkeys and the effects on nicotine on them after learning of concerns related to the study. Damian Dovarganes AP

FDA halts squirrel monkey research denounced by Jane Goodall as ‘shameful’

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