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CANTON -- St. Lawrence County has joined eight other counties in the state in a class-action lawsuit against the major manufacturers of opioid drugs. The action was filed Friday with the county clerk's office. St. Lawrence County lawmakers previously voted 10-3 in favor of joining the other lawsuits, initially ...

Oklahoma City -- A trial date is now set in connection with the state's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. Oklahoma is the first state in the nation to have their lawsuit against drug manufacturers move forward. According to the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, almost 3,000 Oklahomans have died from ...
pharmaceutical companies need to adapt their sales and marketing approaches to follow the changes that have come with the development of IDNs. IDNs have different decision-making processes, the size to leverage price discussions, and access to real-world data in order to understand a drug's true ...
"Every few years an alarming disease launches a furious, out-of-the-blue attack on people, triggering a high-level emergency response. … In nearly each case, major vaccine producers have risen to the challenge, setting aside their day-to-day profit-making activities to try to meet a pressing societal need.
Each tribe alleges the pharmaceutical companies did not take enough steps to prevent the spread of opioid addiction by not reporting suspicious orders and failing to inform users of the risks associated with the use of prescription opioids. Additionally, the tribes believe the companies named in the lawsuit ...

... "…Americans want government action to address the crisis of out of control domestic drug price increases, and they overwhelmingly support successful global health initiatives overseas like the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. With [former drug company executive Alex Azar] leading HHS, ...
ALLEGAN, MI - Perrigo Co.'s new Chief Executive Officer is Uwe Rohrhoff, a 25-year veteran of the pharmaceutical industry. The board of directors of the generic pharmaceuticals maker announced the appointment Monday morning, Jan. 8. Rohrhoff has been named president and CEO, effective Jan.
Baltimore County announced Monday that it intends to sue several pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors of opioids. Baltimore ... "We believe that the pharmaceutical industry pressured and cajoled physicians into prescribing opioids for chronic pain, and vastly misrepresented the risk of addiction.
Each tribe alleges the pharmaceutical companies did not do its due diligence to prevent the spread of opioid addiction by not reporting suspicious orders and not informing users of the risks associated with the use of prescription opioids. Additionally, the tribes believe the companies named in the lawsuit ...
pharmaceutical companies Purdue PhaRMA, Teva, Janssen, Endo and Mallinckrodt were among the named defendants in the lawsuit. The named drug distributors included AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson Corp. companies denied wrongdoing in written statements released to IndyStar ...
It's not easy to get Americans mad at a behind-the-scenes industry they've barely even heard of, but pharmaceutical companies have spent most of last year trying. ... "The pharmaceutical industry's efforts to change the discussion to the breadth of the supply chain has, to an extent, seemed to slow down a ...
One of the main reasons that pharmaceutical companies can manage to hike prices so much is because of a lack of competition, Chip Davis, CEO of the Association for Accessible Medicines told FOX Business' Liz Claman. Currently, 319 drugs on the market have no cheaper competitors in the form of ...
Five suburban counties are taking Big PhaRMA to court over the opioid crisis that's killed thousands of Chicago area drug users in the last six years. A group of States Attorneys say numerous major pharmaceutical companies marketed the drugs as safe, knowing they were not. DuPage, Kane, McHenry, Will ...
AmerisourceBergen: AmerisourceBergen and other wholesale drug distributors are responsible for getting FDA-approved drugs from pharmaceutical manufacturers to DEA-registered pharmacies, based on prescriptions written by licensed doctors and health care providers. Our role in doing so is quite ...
The ordinance requires pharmaceutical companies to pay for and maintain secure kiosks in pharmacies and health care clinics where drugs can be collected and incinerated. "It really does make pharmaceutical manufacturers responsible for the full cycle of their medications," said Dr. Christopher Frank, ...
To the dismay of advocates and Senate Democrats, he took no action to tackle the high price of naloxone, such as having the government directly negotiating with pharmaceutical companies. Trump did, however, promise "really big, really great advertising" to encourage people not to try drugs in the first ...

New tool to assess largely ignored risk in pharmaceutical industry ... "We believe that this risk-assessment will make it possible to manufacture safer medication by helping the pharmaceutical industry to quickly spot medication that will fail during development and focus their efforts on compounds that are ...
Elsewhere in her remarks, she called on government officials to allocate sufficient budget in pharmaceutical industry of the country. ... In conclusion, she urged government officials to support those pharmaceutical companies which can produce and supply high-tech drugs for patients suffering from special ...
CHEERS to the Geneva City school District. In August I wrote a letter to the editor advocating for a Graduates of Distinction honor program. In October I received an email from a board member stating they all thought it was a good idea. I am very encouraged that this idea will go forward and become reality.
ELWOOD, Ind. -- The city of Elwood is joining the growing list of Indiana cities filing lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies. The prescription rate in Madison County is as high as 155 prescriptions for every 100 residents. According to the Center for Disease Control, the national average about 82 ...
Cook County joined five suburban counties in filing a lawsuit against some of the nation's largest pharmaceutical companies in an effort to hold them ... of a wave of civil cases that governments across the country have filed in federal and state courts against pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors.
... investigating pharmaceutical companies for their part in causing the opioid crisis since September. While Florida hasn't filed lawsuits against the companies, some Florida counties are taking it upon themselves to seek restitution. More than 10 states have filed lawsuits against the pharmaceutical industry.
a federal lawsuit was filed on Tuesday claiming pharmaceutical manufactures, retailers and distributors created the opioid abuse epidemic in Michigan. Nine Michigan cities and counties launched legal action against pharmaceutical retailers, distributors, and manufacturers claiming the companies didn't effectively control ...
Tonight, the city of Hot Springs may be next in line to join a lawsuit aiming to hold pharmaceutical companies responsible. The city would join more than 100 others on board with the Arkansas Municipal League. Since 2011, Arkansas has lost 265 million in societal loses. "In 2013, we had the highest rate of ...
Last year, Hillary Clinton, proposing strict price controls on drug pricing, rightfully accused the pharmaceutical industry of "making a fortune off of people's misfortune." Her opponent, the pathological liar and current "Commander-in-Thief" who was installed by the antiquated Electoral College, put forward the ...
With the opioid epidemic growing, four Connecticut union locals filed federal suit Monday against some of the largest pharmaceutical companies, claiming ... Four Connecticut-based union locals have sued the nation's largest pharmaceutical companies, accusing them of misleading the public about the ...
Among the pharmaceutical companies named as defendants are Purdue PhaRMA, Teva pharmaceuticals, Cephalon, Johnson & Johnson and Janssen ... the pharmaceutical industry's movement toward developing opioids with abuse-deterrent properties when we were the first to receive FDA approval.".
The Association of the British pharmaceutical industry (ABPI) said deal, which puts the UK on course to achieve 'sufficient progress' in the EC's eyes and ... The ABPI said in a statement: "The progress made on citizens' rights is particularly welcome news for pharmaceutical companies and our employees.
"After working at Hanmi pharmaceutical and Sama Pharmaceutical, I realized that smaller pharmaceutical companies did not have sufficient in-house data that could be used in developing new drugs," Yi said. "Corezetta's big data platform aims to minimize data asymmetry between large and small ...
pharmaceutical companies have come under fire in recent years for failing to meet standards for reporting the results of clinical trials, but a new analysis by the nonprofit organization Bioethics International indicates that some companies are improving. On Dec. 5, Bioethics International published its second ...
Oklahoma City, OK (KSWO)- A judge has ruled that Oklahoma's Attorney General can move forward with his lawsuit against more than a dozen pharmaceutical companies over opioid medications. The lawsuit says the companies misled doctors about how addictive opioids are leading to the nation's ...
Falsifying medicines -- making and selling products that have not been approved by regulators, fail to meet quality standards, or deliberately misrepresent an ingredient -- has become big business. The World Health Organization estimates that revenues from counterfeiting of medicines are around ...
A draft of the lawsuit provided to the Review-Journal accuses pharmaceutical companies of carrying out a "nefarious plan" to create billions in profit while playing down the addictive qualities of narcotic painkillers. "The dramatic increase in prescription opioid use over the last two decades, and the resultant ...
As many know, the opioid crisis in this country has been fed by prescription medications that have been so readily doled out by health care providers and encouraged by the pharmaceutical industry. Big PhaRMA is to blame, yet it continues to reap the benefits of this crisis. Worse yet, our government has not ...
The two counties are asking a federal judge to rule that the pharmaceutical companies pay for unspecified damages that the companies may have caused in the county due to opioid prescribed painkillers. They are also asking that pharmaceutical companies stop misleading advertising and violating state ...
BELVIDERE -- Boone County plans to sue more than 10 pharmaceutical companies that market and sell prescription opioid painkillers in response to an opioid crisis that has claimed several lives here and thousands across the country. A New York City-based national law firm is gathering information from ...
YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. -- Yadkin County Board of Commissioners have filed a lawsuit against manufactures and distributors of prescription opioid pain relievers. The attorney representing the county, Gary Whitaker says the companies are responsible for not reporting suspicious orders. "Suspicious orders ...
companies are reminded to plan in advance for the situation that the United Kingdom (UK) will leave the EU on 29 March 2019 in order to avoid any impact on the continuous supply of medicines for human and veterinary use within the EU. This version is an update of the initial questions-and-answers ...
A new phenomenon has emerged in the United States: 64,000 people died in 2016 of a drug overdose -- with 80 percent from opioids -- with levels of addiction nearly 500 percent higher over the last six years. Behind this epidemic is a multibillion dollar industry, that feeds drug manufacturing giants, ...
St. Paul, Minn. (KMSP) - In a passionate press conference, more than a dozen Minnesota county attorneys announced they filed civil lawsuits against manufacturers of prescription painkillers, accusing them of contributing to the opioid crisis in Minnesota. "We must hold these corporate shlockmeisters ...
Most pharmaceutical drugs in Africa and other developing countries are substandard. This is according to a recent research done by the World Health Organization (WHO). The organization says most of these drugs are counterfeits, of poor quality, hazardous and ineffective, putting the lives of patients at ...
pharmaceutical companies, however, say that it's grown too large and that hospitals take advantage of the discounts, according to the article. Stephen Ubl, president of the industry group PhRMA, told the publication that CMS' change is just the first step, as 340B needs "fundamental reform." PhRMA has ...
Merck has become a pharmaceutical industry leader in Salesforce ... Using Salesforce pharmaceutical companies will have essential data ...
Putnam County has joined an increasing list of Municipalities across New York state in commencing litigation against pharmaceutical ...
Putnam agrees to sue pharmaceutical companies over opioid epidemic ... entities against pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors.
For many years, we've written about how the pharmaceutical industry has become so overly reliant on patents for their business model, that's ...
Milwaukee (AP) - Two thirds of Wisconsin's counties have now filed lawsuits accusing pharmaceutical companies of causing the nation's ...
The pharmaceutical industry has become one of the biggest industries ... "Nine out of the top ten largest pharmaceutical companies in the world ...
In October, Beaver County officials filed a lawsuit against a dozen pharmaceutical companies, alleging they blatantly overprescribed painkillers ...


 

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