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44 States Sue 20 Makers of Generic Drugs Over Alleged Price Fixing

In a case that could be the nation’s largest of its kind, 44 states sued 20 drugmakers that produce generics, alleging that the manufacturers participated in price fixing, reports Fierce Pharma. Filed last week in Connecticut, the case also names 15 executives of the pharmaceutical companies. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries plays a prominent role in the… Read More »

As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »

OxyContin manufacturer blasted in NY lawsuit over ‘criminal addicts’ email

A lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Letitia James blasted the owner of the company that manufactures OxyContin, saying he lamented that “criminal addicts” are portrayed as victims in society. The lawsuit claims that Richard Sackler, the owner of OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma LP, described in a company email individuals who were addicted to… Read More »