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Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales

‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer that kickstarted the US opioid epidemic, corruptly influenced the World Health...

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales

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Opioid sales fuel Purdue Pharma settlement as critics scream ‘blood money’ The tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma would raise money to help clean up the opioid mess by ... selling more...
06:32, 09/18/2019

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the compan...
23:16, 05/23/2019

Purdue Pharma looking for 'resolution' to 2,000 opioid lawsuits In the wake of a landmark opioid ruling this week, the owners of Purdue Pharma are seriously considering a mega-settlement that would pay between $10 ...
14:48, 08/28/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying marketing of the drug has fueled America's addiction ...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Purdue Pharma says settlement talks in opioid cases not over OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and lawyers representing local governments both said they're interested in continuing negotiations to settle lawsui...
17:32, 09/09/2019

Purdue Pharma Hit With Fresh Round of Opioid Lawsuits Six more states launched legal actions this week against Purdue Pharma alleging the company misled the public and medical communities about the addict...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Five more US states sue Purdue Pharma over its role in opioid crisis Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia join several dozen other states, alleging company pushed false claimsFive more US states sued the ...
00:16, 05/17/2019

Five state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis The attorneys general for West Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and Wisconsin announced Thursday that they are suing Purdue Pharma and former director...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy in face of 2,000 opioid lawsuits Purdue Pharma, the embattled US drugmaker accused of helping to fuel the opioid drug crisis, has filed for bankruptcy in the face of more than 2,000 l...
11:32, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative settlement in opioid lawsuits Purdue Pharma has reached a deal for up to $12 billion to settle the thousands of lawsuits it faced for the role its notorious painkiller OxyContin pl...
09:48, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma in Talks to Resolve Opioid Cases Through Bankruptcy OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are in talks with state and local governments to resolve more than 2,000 opioid case...
01:48, 08/28/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative deal over opioid lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar settlement that will see the company file for bankruptcy in order to resolve...
15:48, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioid Cases The company and its owners, members of the Sackler family, have tentatively reached the first comprehensive settlement in thousands of cases nationwid...
23:16, 09/11/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid settlement with some: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP reached a tentative agreement with some plaintiffs to resolve litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. op...
04:32, 09/12/2019

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation ov...
21:16, 05/16/2019

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to th...
14:16, 06/30/2019

Talks with Purdue Pharma and Sackler family over opioid payout break down State attorneys general expect company to file for bankruptcy‘It seems there will be little money for plaintiffs,’ expert warnsState and local governm...
04:16, 09/09/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion to offer up to $12B to settle opioid claims: Sources Purdue is among several drugmakers and distributors that are facing lawsuits, seeking to hold them responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid addiction c...
03:48, 08/28/2019

Report: Purdue Pharma Offered $10 to $12 Billion for Opioid Crisis Settlement Purdue Pharma, the company that makes the painkiller OxyContin, is offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits over its role fueling the opioid crisis...
08:48, 08/28/2019

US Firm Purdue Pharma Files For Bankruptcy To Settle Opioid Lawsuits Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy in a settlement agreement that it hopes will provide more than $10 billion to address the opioid crisis, the co...
20:17, 09/16/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reportedly offering opioid settlement up to $12B OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is reportedly offering a settlement worth up to $12 billion to resolve claims over its role in the opioid crisis.  ...
16:16, 08/28/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative $3B settlement in opioid lawsuits: report Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative $3 billion settlement in thousands of opioid cases brought against the pharmaceutical giant, according to media ...
22:48, 09/11/2019

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement on opioid addiction cases A drugs firm accused of contributing to an opioid addiction crisis in the US has reached a preliminary agreement to settle lawsuits brought against it...
14:00, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma offers $12 billion to settle opioid lawsuits: report Purdue Pharma and its owners the Sackler family are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $12 billion, NBC News reports,...
00:16, 08/28/2019

OxyContin Producer Purdue Pharma Reaches Tentative Opioid-Crisis Settlement (HARTFORD, Conn.) — Nearly half the states and some 2,000 local governments have agreed to a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Ph...
05:16, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma and Sacklers offer up to $12bn to settle opioid claims, report says Maker of Oxycontin accused of fueling US opioid epidemicHundreds of cities and counties have sued drug company Purdue Pharma and members of the multi-...
04:48, 08/28/2019

Opioid Ghouls at Purdue Pharma Reach Tentative Settlement Worth Billions Purdue Pharma, the Oxycontin manufacturer that largely fueled the opioid crisis, reached a tentative settlement with attorneys representing municipali...
05:17, 09/12/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid crisis settlement Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said the agreement included more money from the Sackler family, which had become a sticking point during the re...
04:32, 09/12/2019

Virginia sues Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, over opioid crisis Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced Wednesday the state is suing owners of Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, for their role in the n...
04:32, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma reportedly in talks with DOJ to settle criminal, civil opioid probes OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is in talks with the Justice Department to resolve criminal and civil probes into its role in the opioid crisis, The Wal...
22:48, 09/06/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative settlement in opioid lawsuit, but some states aren't on board OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, reached a tentative deal Wednesday with dozens of states and thousands of local gove...
06:32, 09/12/2019

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chase...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Met museum nixes donations from Purdue Pharma's Sackler family amid opioid uproar The Metropolitan Museum of Art said Wednesday it will stop accepting donations from members of the Sackler family who are still linked to Purdue Pharm...
02:16, 05/16/2019

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opio...
19:16, 05/16/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative deal to settle roughly 2,000 state and local opioid cases OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative agreement to settle some 2,000 opioid lawsuits filed by local governments, Native American tribe...
23:16, 09/11/2019

Purdue Pharma and state attorneys inch closer to final settlement over opioid crisis involvement Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin, has reportedly reached a tentative agreement with 22 state attorneys general for the first time since ta...
01:00, 09/12/2019

Drugmaker Purdue Pharma reportedly offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle opioid claims Reuters Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News re...
04:48, 08/28/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company f...
00:48, 08/28/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid claims: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 ...
22:48, 08/27/2019

Purdue could become a trust funded by sales of the same drug blamed for the opioid crisis Purdue Pharma could become a public trust funded by OxyContin sales as part of a massive settlement over its role in the opioid epidemic, but some pro...
10:32, 09/04/2019

Purdue Pharma Files for Bankruptcy Purdue Pharma, the company owned by the Sackler family at the center of the prescription opioid crisis, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according...
23:19, 09/16/2019

Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over opioids Five U.S. states have filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP and its former president Richard Sackler of misconduct in the marketing and sale of opi...
17:32, 05/16/2019

What's next for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection after reaching a partial deal to resolve more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging it helped ...
10:32, 09/17/2019

Purdue Pharma Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for its role in the opioids crises. But it is expected to...
05:48, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma owners hid millions in Swiss banks: NY AG The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from the company to themsel...
05:32, 09/14/2019

California sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma California on Monday became the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug ...
02:32, 06/04/2019

Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin, Files for Bankruptcy The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for its role in the opioids crises. But it is expected to...
15:49, 09/16/2019

Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over marketing, selling of opioids Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, including OxyContin, contributing to...
18:16, 05/16/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy The company that made billions selling OxyContin has filed for bankruptcy protection. This comes after it reached a tentative settlement with many of ...
08:48, 09/16/2019

How the family behind Purdue Pharma and OxyContin became nonprofit pariahs The family behind Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, has closed down all new funding of nonprofits while it deals with myriad lawsuits related to...
00:32, 06/01/2019

Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioids Cases The company and its owners, members of the Sackler family, have tentatively reached the first comprehensive settlement in thousands of cases nationwid...
21:48, 09/11/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy protection OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection in New York Sunday night, succumbing to pressure from more than 2,000 lawsuits allegi...
05:48, 09/16/2019

At least 16 states reject settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma WASHINGTON NBC — Top legal officials in 27 states and territories and lawyers for more than 2,000 cities and counties announced Wednesday they had agr...
13:32, 09/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over marketing, selling of opioids Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, including OxyContin, contributing to...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma history OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar agreement with some plaintiffs aimed at settling thousands of lawsuits ov...
04:32, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma: Oxycontin maker faces lawsuits from nearly every US state California, Maine and Hawaii join at least 45 states accusing company of putting ‘profits over people’ amid opioids crisisThe states of California, Ma...
12:48, 06/04/2019

JP Morgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma Purdue, owned by the wealthy Sackler family, faces thousands of lawsuits claiming that the company marketed addictive painkillers while underplaying t...
02:32, 05/24/2019

‘They Need to See the Families.’ Loved Ones of Overdose Victims Rally at Purdue Pharma Hearing (BOSTON) — Parents who lost children to fatal overdoses and other addiction recovery activists are rallying outside a Boston courthouse Friday a...
18:16, 08/02/2019

Purdue Pharma to file for bankruptcy ‘imminently’: state attorneys general Drug-maker Purdue Pharma is expected to file for bankruptcy protection now that settlement talks over its role in the nation’s opioid crisis have hit ...
04:48, 09/08/2019

Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, to stay in business despite bankruptcy file Purdue lawyers secured permission for the multibillion-dollar company based in Stamford, Connecticut, to maintain business as usual -- paying employee...
05:48, 09/18/2019

Purdue Pharma Responds to Wave of Opioids Litigation by Filing for Bankruptcy. What Happens Now? Purdue Pharma, a pharmaceutical company facing an onslaught of litigation for allegedly contributing to the opioid crisis, filed for bankruptcy on Sun...
02:48, 09/17/2019

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement in opioids case, plaintiffs' lawyers say Offer by company and Sackler family valued at up to $12bnCompany to fight opponents of deal in bankruptcy proceedingsPurdue Pharma, the maker of OxyCo...
06:32, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma, maker of painkiller OxyContin, files for bankruptcy as part of settlement Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy days after reaching a tentative sett...
05:32, 09/17/2019

Purdue Pharma's Sackler family used hidden accounts to transfer $1B: court docs The Sackler family, which owns Purdue Pharma, used Swiss and other hidden bank accounts to transfer around $1 billion from the company to themselves, ...
00:00, 09/15/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of opioids settlement OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many state and local governments...
13:00, 09/16/2019

Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma - sources JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new ban...
21:48, 05/23/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma expected to file for bankruptcy after stalled settlement talks Purdue Pharma, the maker of the painkiller OxyContin, is expected to file for bankruptcy after attempts to reach a settlement over its role in the opi...
14:00, 09/08/2019

Proposed Opioid Deal With Purdue Draws Pushback A proposed deal for Purdue Pharma to resolve opioid lawsuits is facing pushback from some state attorneys general who say it doesn’t bring in enough c...
18:48, 08/30/2019

Proposed Opioid Deal With Purdue Drawing Pushback From States A proposed deal for Purdue Pharma to resolve more than 2,000 lawsuits over its role in the opioid crisis is facing pushback from a vocal group of stat...
01:16, 08/30/2019

Purdue Ditched Earlier Plans for Opioid-Treatment Nonprofit The OxyContin maker nixed plans earlier this year to launch a foundation to fund opioid-addiction treatment and research as the company rethought its ...
23:32, 09/12/2019

Purdue, Sacklers offer bankruptcy, $10-12 billion for opioid settlement: Report Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the compan...
04:48, 08/28/2019

It Is Too Early for Pharma Investors to Cheer Opioid Verdict Hold the celebration: The opioid litigation cloud hanging over drug stocks won’t clear up soon, despite an Oklahoma judge’s ruling that Johnson & John...
02:16, 08/27/2019

How big pharma is targeting India's booming opioid market As India loosens its stringent narcotics laws, US companies including Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Laboratories and a network affiliated with Purdue Phar...
18:48, 08/27/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to pre...
00:16, 05/03/2019

Capitalism gone wrong: how big pharma created America's opioid carnage A web of firms ramped up narcotic painkiller sales, creating the biggest drug epidemic in American history as profits surgedAs Oklahoma’s attorney gen...
10:48, 07/24/2019

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of busines...
07:48, 07/02/2019

Amazon touts record Prime Day 2019 sales, device sales and provides boost for e-commerce overall Amazon's 48 hour Prime Day sale drove the company's biggest day of new Prime sign-ups. Meanwhile, Adobe Analytics found Prime Day boosted retail sales...
18:32, 07/17/2019

Big Pharma’s image sinks to new low amid opioid crisis, high drug prices Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing, mocks his way through a congressional hearing on drug pricing and later called lawmakers imbeciles. (credit: CPS...
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21:32, 09/12/2019

Lap dances, rap videos, deception: Pharma execs guilty of racketeering in first opioid epidemic conviction A billionaire pharmaceutical CEO faces up to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of a bribery and kickback scheme to get doctors to prescribe ...
01:16, 05/04/2019

Sales of opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come ...
15:32, 04/30/2019

Reckitt Benckiser to pay $1.4bn fine over opioid treatment sales Nurofen maker reaches deal with US over alleged fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle a...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Purdue's Sackler family wants global opioids settlement: Sackler lawyer Mary Jo White In rare public comments on behalf of the family that controls Purdue Pharma, lawyer Mary Jo White said why the family believed the litigation against ...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Will the iPhone 11 boost sales? Bloomberg weighs in Apple is widely expected to launch three new iPhones this fall, the direct successors of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. These new iPhone...
04:16, 07/26/2019

China approves used-car exports to boost sales In its latest bid to prop up the auto sector, China started allowing used-car exports from ten cities and provinces including Beijing, Shanghai and Gu...
16:16, 05/06/2019

Upgraded Stores Boost McDonald's Sales McDonald’s said sales grew world-wide in its latest quarter after the burger giant made improvements at its stores and implemented new digital-orderin...
16:00, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Johnson & Johnson beats profit estimates on pharma strength, raises sales outlook Johnson & Johnson raised its full-year sales forecast as demand for its cancer drugs Darzalex and Imbruvica helped it exceed estimates for second-qua...
15:48, 07/16/2019

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the Uni...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Ohio hospital where doctor accused of opioid murders worked settles lawsuits The Ohio hospital that employed a doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for giving often fatal doses of opioid painkillers to dozens of sick patient...
11:48, 08/28/2019

Catalyst Pharma files lawsuit against FDA approval of Jacobus Pharma's drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, challenging the recent approval o...
17:16, 06/12/2019

5G is key! Analysts predict big boost to Android and iPhone sales Forecasts suggest the global smartphone market will decline a considerable 5.5% year-on-year during the first half of 2019. But according to IDC’s lat...
01:16, 06/01/2019

Amazon U.S. rivals get sales boost on Prime Day: Adobe Several large U.S. retailers recorded higher sales on the first day of Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day shopping event as online shoppers also flocked to th...
19:32, 07/16/2019

Huawei's Phone Sales in China Get Patriotic Boost Huawei’s domestic smartphone sales have surged because of a buying spree by its outraged Chinese fan base, while the U.S. ban on tech sales to the com...
20:48, 08/04/2019

UPDATE 3-Amazon U.S. rivals get sales boost on Prime Day -Adobe Several large U.S. retailers recorded higher sales on the first day of Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day shopping event as online shoppers also flocked to th...
20:32, 07/16/2019

Big Dairy is trying to get teens hooked on lattes to boost milk sales Enlarge / Will coffee-flavored milk save the dairy industry? (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Amid decades-long souring of milk sales in the United State...
01:32, 07/03/2019

Roche doesn't need M&A to boost sales, sees growth from own meds- CEO Swiss drugmaker Roche sees sales rising in the longer term from medicines in its own pipeline, Chief Executive Severin Schwan told Reuters on Friday, ...
19:01, 09/06/2019

Mexico eyes sales tax on digital businesses to boost revenue Mexico is in talks to extend a sales tax to foreign online businesses so that they pay their fair share to Latin America's second biggest economy, the...
12:00, 09/10/2019

Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of...
13:00, 04/29/2019

China's Power to Boost Global Economy Is Fading Whenever global growth faltered in the past, Beijing splurged on roads, airports and housing developments that fueled companies and their employees ac...
00:16, 08/03/2019

Crash Team Racing PS4's Got A Save-Corrupting Bug, But A Fix Is On The Way A nasty bug that’s been causing PlayStation 4 players of Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled to lose their save files is getting patched on July 3. In the...
00:32, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Roche CEO touts drugs pipeline, rules out M&A just to boost sales Swiss drugmaker Roche sees medicines in its own pipeline driving sales growth over the longer term, Chief Executive Severin Schwan told Reuters on Fri...
19:01, 09/06/2019

Global mining panel looks to boost accountability after Brazil disaster New safety standards being drawn up by a global mining industry panel will include rules to better define management accountability after Vale SA's J...
10:32, 09/12/2019

'The Boys' darkly details the corrupting side of superpowers Where Spider-Man's guiding principle became "With great power comes great responsibility," "The Boys" -- a deliciously dark new Amazon series -- works...
17:48, 07/24/2019

Nasty US measles outbreak helps boost Merck's vaccine sales in second quarter Sales of children vaccines, which includes the New Jersey-based company's MMR vaccine for measles, jumped 58% year-over-year to $675 million, Mer...
19:48, 07/30/2019

JC Penney to launch outdoor apparel shops within 100 stores as it attempts to boost sales In a bid to boost sales, J.C. Penney said Tuesday it plans to launch an outdoor shop selling apparel and other excursion gear in 100 of its roughly 83...
17:17, 09/10/2019

Walmart revenue, profit jump as online grocery sales provide boost Walmart's revenue and profit jumped as the company reported increased online sales and a strong performance in food, beverage and general merchan...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Lennar profit beats as lower mortgage rates boost home sales Lennar reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the No. 2 U.S. homebuilder's sales got a boost from lower interest rates f...
17:00, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Lennar profit beats as lower mortgage rates boost home sales Lennar Corp reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the No. 2 U.S. homebuilder's sales got a boost from lower interest rates f...
14:16, 06/25/2019

Health-conscious Britons boost alcohol-free drink sales to record high Sales of non-alcoholic beer, wine and spirits are at a record high in the UK with increasing numbers of London producers looking to make the most of t...
15:16, 05/13/2019

Hopes of ECB, Fed rate cuts boost global stocks, British pound sags Expectations that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve will cut interest rates boosted stocks globally, while the pound sagged on worries tha...
07:48, 07/23/2019

AR IN SOCIAL MEDIA: How immersive experiences drive sales, improve customer engagement, and boost awareness (FB, SNAP) This is a preview of the AR in Social Media research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and al...
04:16, 07/16/2019

Q2 sales decline at Liberty Global's Swiss arm UPC UPC, the Swiss arm of telecoms company Liberty Global and target of a 6.3 billion Swiss franc ($6.46 billion) takeover bid by Sunrise Communications, ...
12:16, 08/08/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Australian, Indian elections boost Asian shares, trade fears ease Asian shares clawed back some of last week's losses as investors cheered apparent election wins for conservative incumbents in Australia and India, wh...
10:32, 05/20/2019

McKinsey Advised Johnson & Johnson on Increasing Opioid Sales In a trial in Oklahoma, records showed the firm was consulted about sales at a time when abuse of pain medicine was widespread. Cases in two other sta...
22:48, 07/25/2019

Global Stocks Waver After Retail Sales Decline Global stocks paused after disappointing sales data from U.S. retailers on Tuesday and as trade tensions between the U.S. and China continued to overh...
11:32, 05/22/2019

North Korean restaurant accused of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese cit...
05:32, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Sales decline slows at Liberty Global's Swiss arm UPC UPC, the Swiss arm of telecoms company Liberty Global and target of a 6.3 billion Swiss franc ($6.2 billion) takeover bid by Sunrise Communications, r...
13:16, 05/07/2019

Chinese Auto Makers Go Global as Sales Slow at Home Chinese auto makers are planting flags in India, Africa, Europe and other markets freshly abandoned by U.S. rivals, marking a potential power shift in...
17:37, 08/11/2019

Major global firms accused of concealing their environmental impact More than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, lack transparency, campaign group claimsA $10tn (£7.9tn) investor alliance has accuse...
02:48, 06/17/2019

Hollywood film franchise fatigue drives down global ticket sales Cinemagoers spent almost $19bn in first six months of the year, down from $20.2bn in 2018The global box office has so far failed to sizzle this summer...
23:00, 07/05/2019

Retail stores get a bad rap, as closures pile up. But here's how stores boost online sales A new survey from the International Council of Shopping Centers shows bricks-and-mortar stores clearly offer a boost to online sales, and vice versa. ...
23:48, 07/22/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise as policy tweaks boost China markets Asian stocks gained on Tuesday, led by Chinese shares after Beijing eased financing rules to boost local government spending on public works, and bols...
09:32, 06/11/2019

Jeremy Corbyn calls for crackdown on political donors 'corrupting democracy' Jeremy Corbyn has proposed a crackdown on the "influx of big money into politics" as he accused the Conservatives of being captured by donors who are ...
05:16, 08/18/2019

Local oral surgeons fight opioid epidemic with non-opioid alternative TUCSON – Local oral surgeons are making it their mission to help tackle the opioid epidemic. Doctors Adam Kaiser and Jay Schmidt, oral surgeons ...
15:32, 08/23/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Hero MotoCorp Sales Decline By 17 Per Cent Hero MotoCorp reported a sale of 574,366 units in April 2019, witnessing a decline in volumes of 17.24 per cent over 694,022 units that were sold in A...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: TVS Motor Company Sales Slip 6 Per Cent Two-wheeler sales remain flat in the first quarter of the current financial year, but overall sales of TVS Motor Company in June slipped 6.26 per cent...
16:32, 07/01/2019

Cars Sales April 2019: Hyundai Motor India's Sales Down By 10.1 Per Cent April has been a rather challenging month for carmakers in India. After Maruti Suzuki which is the market leader, India's second largest carmaker- Hyu...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 7.8% in May, as sales plunged in the pricier Northeastern and Western markets WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 7.8% in May, as sales plunged in the pricier Northeastern and Western markets....
16:32, 06/25/2019

Car Sales June 2019: Honda Car India Registers 41.4 Per Cent Decline In Sales Honda along with other companies like Tata Motors is optimistic about the future and is looking for any tailwind which can make the sales bounce back....
13:32, 07/03/2019

Car Sales June 2019: Tata Motors Registers 27 Per Cent Drop In Sales The cumulative sales in the domestic market for the April 2019 - June 2019 period stood at 36,945 units which is a drop of 30 per cent compared to 52,...
19:48, 07/01/2019

Prime Day sales burst in July may cause weakness in August retail sales Friday's August retail sales is the last big economic report before the Fed meets, and it could be muddied by Amazon's July Prime Day sale....
08:33, 09/13/2019

Car Sales August 2019: Toyota Sales Dip 24 Per Cent Amidst Slowdown Toyota Kirloskar Motor registered a sale of 10,701 units in August 2019, witnessing a decline of 24 per cent in domestic sales, as opposed to 14,100 u...
21:00, 09/01/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Bajaj Sales Rise By 2 Per Cent Bajaj Auto's total vehicle sales (domestic+exports) increased by a meagre two per cent for the month of April 2019. The manufacturer sold a total of 4...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales May 2019: TVS Sales Dip Marginally With 3.07 Lakh Units Sold Hosur-based TVS Motor Company registered a sale of 307,106 units in May this year, witnessing a marginal drop of 0.9 per cent over 309,865 units sold ...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Slowdown In Auto Sales Ahead Of BS6 May Hamper Sales Margins And GST Collection Auto experts say that if sales continue to drop further, the industry may a face problem to sustain margins, given the advent of emission and safety n...
00:48, 07/12/2019

Chipotle earnings top estimates as digital sales double, boosts same-store sales outlook Chipotle Mexican Grill on Wednesday reported earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations after doubling its digital sales during the qu...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup truck...
21:16, 07/02/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Royal Enfield Sales Decline For The 4th Consecutive Month Chennai-based motorcycle maker, Royal Enfield reported a decline of 17 per cent in sales for April 2019. The manufacturer sold 62,,879 units last mont...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Automakers post mixed US June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup truck...
03:32, 07/03/2019

Car Sales August 2019: Hyundai Motor India Records 16.58 Per Cent De-Growth In Domestic Sales The decline turns out to be even most deterrent for the Korean carmaker which managed with just 3.8 per cent drop last month (July 2019) riding on the...
09:00, 09/02/2019

US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago....
17:32, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup truck...
19:16, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup truck...
19:00, 07/02/2019

Car Sales April 2019: Maruti Suzuki PV Sales Down By 19.6 Per Cent Passenger Vehicles sales of India's largest carmaker continued to remain under pressure in the new financial year. Maruti Suzuki has recorded a slump ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: TVS Sales Grow By 5 Per Cent TVS Motor Company recorded a strong start to the new financial year 2019-20 with a growth of five per cent in year-on-year volumes. The company sold a...
00:32, 05/03/2019

Where can you get the most affordable MBA? Purdue and four schools come in at under $100K When it comes to highly ranked schools where the price tag for an MBA is more affordable, only Purdue and four other schools come in under $100,000. ...
18:48, 05/05/2019

US new-home sales slumped 6.9% in April; sales of homes deemed affordable for middle class source of decline WASHINGTON (AP) — US new-home sales slumped 6.9% in April; sales of homes deemed affordable for middle class source of decline....
16:48, 05/23/2019

Car Sales August 2019: Mahindra Sales Drop By 26% Mahindra & Mahindra announced its auto sales performance for August 2019 and the company's domestic sales stood at 33,564 units, a drop of 26 per cent...
12:48, 09/01/2019

Car Sales June 2019: Sales Of Passenger Vehicles Down By 17.54% June 2019 has marked one full year of stumbling sales in the Indian auto industry. The passenger vehicle (PV) segment has recorded a slump of 17.54 pe...
18:16, 07/10/2019

Nevada rallies late to stun Purdue 34-31 After trailing 24-7 at halftime, Carson Strong, the first freshman to start a season opener for Nevada since 1998, led the Wolf Pack to a 34-31 victor...
09:16, 08/31/2019

Purdue University Welcomes Robots on Campus Students from Purdue are still trying to find their way around campus and now they are not alone. Purdue will introduce about 30 new 2 feet tall deliv...
05:32, 09/17/2019

Cells from Purdue super fan being used for cancer research WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Cells from Tyler Trent, the Purdue University super fan and cancer activist who died in January, are being used by cancer ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Purdue settlement falls short for some in Ohio Ohio has been hit hard by the opioid crisis and residents in Barberton say the settlement with Purdue Pharma will do little to alleviate the opioid ep...
17:32, 09/12/2019

New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres The increasing number of natural disasters and dangers linked to climate change, highlighted in a major UN report released on Thursday, represents “an...
19:00, 04/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce pushes global stocks higher Global stocks rallied and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, l...
18:32, 07/01/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions Global equity markets rose on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions i...
17:48, 05/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods...
23:48, 05/31/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares turn flat as sentiment wanes Global shares were steady on Monday as a weak euro zone sentiment survey and political uncertainty in the wake of Spain's elections proved a drag on e...
14:32, 04/29/2019

Moore leads Purdue against Nevada to open season Purdue receiver Rondale Moore and Nevada running back Toa Taua each made a big mark on his respective team as a freshman     ...
19:48, 08/29/2019

US briefing: Trump's UK visit, Tiananmen at 30 and Purdue lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: Thousands plan to protest president’s state visit in London on Tuesday. Plus, why Bay Area gun homicides dropped so dramaticallyS...
12:48, 06/04/2019

After Sacklers shift at least $1 billion around, Purdue files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Bottles of Purdue Pharma L.P. OxyContin medication sit on a pharmacy shelf in Provo, Utah, US, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. (credit: Getty |...
04:48, 09/17/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Purdue files for bankruptcy, but the fight isn’t over Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
18:48, 09/16/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, l...
22:48, 07/01/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 10 CHICAGO – September 4, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Chri...
12:16, 09/05/2019

Global shares rocky, yuan weakens as global trade talk shakes markets A major global stocks index fell modestly on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as persistent global trade tensions hovered over financial markets...
21:32, 05/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares falter, bonds rally on global risk aversion Asian shares sank on Wednesday and bonds rallied as investor sentiment soured over growing worries about world growth with trade tensions between Wash...
06:00, 05/29/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 12 CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today an...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 30 CHICAGO – May 23, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly,...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 6 CHICAGO – May 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly,...
21:32, 05/29/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 7 CHICAGO – June 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Sindelar's concussion could force Purdue to make QB change Purdue quarterback Elijah Sindelar has been diagnosed with a concussion and it is unclear if he will be cleared to play Saturday when the Boilermakers...
22:16, 09/09/2019

How intelligent technology revolutionized manual processes at Purdue University At the 2019 SAP SAPPHIRE NOW conference, Andrew Bean spoke with TechRepublic about how technology has made their business processes more efficient at ...
19:00, 05/10/2019

'Purdue and the Sacklers must be shut down completely': critics slam opioids settlement Connecticut attorney general says company ‘started this fire and poured gasoline on it’ as many states reject tentative dealAt least 20 states have re...
00:17, 09/13/2019

Purdue adds High Point guard Proctor as grad transfer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue has added graduate transfer Jahaad Proctor to their men’s basketball roster. Proctor will be eligible to play...
01:48, 05/04/2019

US briefing: climate protest, 1MDB trial and Purdue offers to settle Wednesday’s top story: Purdue Pharma and Sackler family offer up to $12bn compensation over opioids crisis. Plus, climate activists plan major protest...
14:16, 08/28/2019

Plan on More Pharma Megamergers Tough R&D conditions and backlash over high drug prices have put megamergers back on the agenda for biotech and pharma companies desperate for growth....
16:51, 07/06/2019

Who is next in big pharma's merger spree? Consolidation in the U.S. healthcare industry, which has already witnessed a string of multi-billion dollar deals, is expected to remain a major theme...
23:32, 08/19/2019

The Sacklers were drug dealers who put money over morality. The Purdue deal is no different | Chris McGreal No one should be fooled by Purdue’s attempts to pretend it is putting the welfare of its victims to the foreIf only we could feel Purdue Pharma’s pain...
04:01, 09/18/2019

Car Sales June 2019: Mahindra Auto's Positive Sales Growth Spells Good News For Auto Industry Mahindra's new launches like the XUV300 and Marazzo have helped the company to post positive growth in the time when other major carmakers are struggl...
14:00, 07/01/2019

Nevada football kicker Brandon Talton put on scholarship after drilling game-winning FG vs. Purdue Nevada football kicker Brandon Talton drilled a game-winning, 56-yard field goal. He was awarded the game ball and placed on scholarship afterward. &...
21:48, 08/31/2019

W.Va. student accused of sex assault is accused in 2 others HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — New sexual assault charges have been filed against a student who has been able to remain at Marshall University despite being...
15:16, 06/11/2019

Pharma ads will soon be required to include drug prices Pharmaceutical companies will soon be required to include their products’ prices in TV ads, under a new rule that the Trump administration hopes...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Big Pharma at new low in US ratings, even worse than media, government The U.S. drug industry has sunk to a new low in the ratings of top industries and government, a sign that the public has had it with surging prices an...
21:32, 09/03/2019

Pharma's market: the man cleaning up Africa's meat In Namibia a country of meat-lovers, vital expertise is needed to stop livestock spreading diseasesWreathed in barbecue smoke, Vetjaera Haakuria gestu...
05:48, 07/10/2019

Bayer hires former J&J executive for more pharma deals Bayer said it hired Johnson & Johnson executive Marianne De Backer to manage acquisitions and licensing deals at its drugs unit, as the German drugmak...
15:32, 09/03/2019

Pharma company mix-up results in very hairy babies A recent outbreak of so-called “werewolf syndrome” among babies in Spain prompted an investigation by health officials who eventually disc...
09:16, 08/31/2019

How Big Pharma plays games with drug patents and how to combat it Drug companies overcharge in ways that are unique to their industry. America's patent system should reward innovation, not lawyering: Our view &...
00:32, 07/19/2019

'Pharma Bro' Entrepreneur, In US Jail, Sues Ex-Colleagues For $30 Million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc fo...
09:00, 06/01/2019

AOC Guillotines Pharma Exec Over Insane Drug Prices C-SPAN has a reputation for being boring, but when New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is testifying, she makes it her own personal highlight reel,...
17:48, 05/17/2019

The subtle art of really big data: Recursion Pharma maps the body With a technique called cell painting, Recursion Pharmaceuticals is creating a really big picture of morphology of cells in the body. But that's just ...
19:48, 07/25/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 mln Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc fo...
05:48, 06/01/2019

GW Pharma cannabis drug wins European panel OK GW Pharmaceuticals' marijuana-based treatment Epidiolex has won a positive recommendation for marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA...
15:00, 07/26/2019

Big Pharma nixes new drugs despite impending 'antibiotic apocalypse' At a time when health officials are calling for mass demonstrations in favor of new antibiotics, drug companies have stopped making them altogether. T...
19:32, 09/14/2019

Sun Pharma In Rs 240-Crore Licensing Pact With IICT Hyderabad IICT Hyderabad: The deal is for patents related to certain compounds with potential therapeutic activity across multiple indications in Sun Pharma's s...
09:32, 08/16/2019

Eton Pharma's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment for conjunctivitis, the drug developer said on Friday....
07:32, 07/13/2019

Big pharma can only see the benefit of R&D for wealthy markets | Kenan Malik There is too little incentive for pharmaceutical companies to work on treatments for diseases of low-income countriesAt the end of April, health worke...
08:16, 05/05/2019

RPT-GLOBAL MARKETS-Rush into US bonds sinks global stock markets; gold touches 6-year high A rush into the safety of U.S. government bonds smothered a broad rally in global stocks Wednesday as spiraling fears of a global economic recession g...
17:16, 08/07/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Rush into US bonds sinks global stock markets; gold touches 6-year high A rush into the safety of U.S. government bonds smothered a broad rally in global stocks Wednesday as spiraling fears of a global economic recession g...
17:16, 08/07/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc fo...
05:00, 06/01/2019

FDA grants Jacobus Pharma approval for rare disease drug Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co Inc on Monday won U.S. approval for the first drug to treat children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmu...
17:48, 05/07/2019

| In blow to big pharma, Canada enacts drug-price crackdown The Canadian government announced final regulations that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the wo...
14:16, 08/10/2019

European panel okays GW Pharma cannabis drug for epilepsy GW Pharmaceuticals' marijuana-based treatment Epidyolex has won a positive recommendation for marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA...
16:48, 07/26/2019

UK's Amryt Pharma unites lomitapide franchise with Aegerion deal Britain's Amryt Pharma has agreed to buy Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Novelion Therapeutics, in a deal that reunites the franchise for lo...
09:16, 05/21/2019

Buy Canfin Homes; Sell Sun Pharma, Cholamandalam: Choice Broking Share Market News: Choice Broking recommends selling Sun Pharma shares in the range of Rs 429 and up to Rs 432 for downside target of Rs 412 with stop...
07:48, 07/19/2019

Big Pharma is using faux generics to keep drug prices high, critics say Enlarge / EpiPen two-pack. (credit: Getty | Joe Raedle) Brand-name drug makers are using "authorized generics" to keep drug prices high and stifle c...
23:48, 08/08/2019

Fallout 76's New Project Paradise Quest Has You Do Genetic Experiments For Big Pharma Without stuff to kill, the masses in Bethesda’s online survival game Fallout 76 tend to get restless, taking aim at one another when nothing else wort...
02:48, 05/23/2019

Trump administration wants to shame Big Pharma into lowering drug prices The Trump administration will require pharmaceutical companies to disclose drug prices, which HHS Secretary Alex Azar hopes will push companies to low...
16:16, 05/09/2019

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candida...
18:48, 06/06/2019

Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Admi...
21:16, 06/12/2019

Ex-pharma chief charged with flooding Appalachian towns with opioids Anthony Rattini accused of ignoring evidence of opioids’ harmCharges mark shift in effort to hold drug firms to accountFederal prosecutors have charge...
01:32, 07/20/2019

Martin Shkreli sues investor over $420,000 debt that the 'Pharma Bro' owes the man's dad Martin Shkreli is waging his legal battle from a federal prison in Pennsylvania, where he is serving a seven-year fraud sentence for crimes related to...
00:48, 09/07/2019

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry st...
01:48, 08/13/2019

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli files $30M fraud lawsuit from prison The fraudster says he got defrauded. “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, who is doing time in federal prison in Pennsylvania for defrauding inves...
22:16, 05/31/2019

Trump promises he will force Big Pharma to lower drug prices President Trump said Friday that he had a plan to force Big Pharma to lower drug costs so that the US would pay no more than the country that currentl...
20:48, 07/05/2019

Xeris Pharma's low blood sugar treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Xeris Pharmaceuticals Inc's glucagon therapy that aims to treat severely low sugar levels in diabet...
02:16, 09/11/2019

Trump forced pharma firms to disclose drug prices in TV ads. A judge said no The Trump administration would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. But a ju...
06:32, 07/09/2019

Shkreli stays in jail; Infamous ex-pharma CEO quickly loses appeal Enlarge / Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, center, listens while his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, spe...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Retrophin paid pharma bro Martin Shkreli to settle legal claims — won't say how much Martin Shkreli's lawyer told the judge in his criminal case that the "pharma bro" will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of his fraud ...
22:16, 08/07/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli sues Retrophin directors from prison in Pennsylvania for more than $30M Notorious 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli, settled in to his new home in a federal prison in Pennsylvania, on Friday sued two directors and the ...
21:48, 05/31/2019

Big Pharma won't like Trump's next move after rebate rule is abandoned, investors fear Another way President Trump could make a push to lower drug prices is with a proposal announced last year that would allow Medicare to create an "inte...
06:32, 07/12/2019

Appeals court upholds 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction A federal appeals court on Thursday refused to overturn the conviction of former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli, who's serving seven years in priso...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Pharma, not dairy, main hurdle to ratifying USMCA: U.S. farmers’ group The National Farmers Union says the new deal's extended patent protection for new pharmaceuticals must be reduced so that less expensive generic versi...
04:32, 09/11/2019

Booker returns pharma exec’s donation he claimed didn’t exist Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker has returned a donation he received from a pharmaceutical executive — after claiming at the first deb...
22:16, 07/03/2019

Blue-blooded crabs at heart of pharma dispute on drug testing If you've received a vaccination, hip replacement or chemotherapy without suffering toxic shock, chances are you've benefited from a vast bloodletting...
11:16, 08/01/2019

Strides Pharma Science Shares Plunge After US Regulator's Warning Letter US FDA had inspected Strides Pharma's drug manufacturing facility in Puducherry from January 28 to February 5, 2019 and said that the company was caug...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Trump firms up plan to import medicines; pharma companies resist The Trump administration took a step Wednesday toward allowing importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way t...
01:16, 08/01/2019

GSK pharma head flags need for speed in high-pressure drug market Doing things one at a time in drug development is not a luxury that GlaxoSmithKline can afford any longer, the head of pharmaceuticals at Britain's la...
17:48, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli loses appeal of conviction, sentence A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the conviction and seven-year prison term of Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical executive known as "...
16:16, 07/18/2019

Sell Aurobindo Pharma; Buy Aditya Birla Fashion: Choice Broking Share Market Tips: Choice Broking has recommended selling Aurobindo Pharma in the range of Rs 589.90 and up to Rs 593 for target price of Rs 565 with ...
01:48, 08/23/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction upheld by appeals court The three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circut also upheld the more than $7.7 million in fines and restitution that a judge ...
21:16, 07/18/2019

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli to stay behind bars, loses appeal of conviction A federal appeals court upheld the conviction and seven-year prison term of Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive known as "Pharma Bro," for de...
17:32, 07/18/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Gold gains as trade concerns weigh on global markets Signs of further escalation of the trade war between the United States and China and weak economic data from the United Kingdom weighed on global mark...
17:48, 08/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-China trade data calms volatile global markets Stronger-than-expected Chinese export data helped push global stock markets higher on Thursday following a volatile week that had investors scrambling...
22:48, 08/08/2019

China expands drug bulk-buy programme, puts pressure on pharma firms China has expanded a pilot drug bulk-buying programme to almost the entire country in an attempt to negotiate lower prices from drug manufacturers, he...
14:00, 09/02/2019

Conatus Pharma to explore options as liver disease drug fails trial Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday it plans to explore options and implement a restructuring plan after its liver disease drug failed in a mid...
03:32, 06/25/2019

Pharma felon Martin Shkreli files fraud suit against trial witness For the second time this year, convicted fraudster Martin Shkreli has filed a jailhouse lawsuit alleging that he himself was the victim of fraud ̵...
11:32, 09/07/2019

Big pharma is denying children like my son vital drugs. So I've set up a buyers club | Robert Long The US company Vertex has put a ludicrous price on a new cystic fibrosis drug. But we’ve found a way to bypass its greed A few weeks ago I sat in a me...
19:32, 06/06/2019

China expands drug bulk-buy program, puts pressure on pharma firms China has expanded a pilot drug bulk-buying program to almost the entire country in an attempt to negotiate lower prices from drug manufacturers, heap...
12:32, 09/02/2019

Buy Strides Pharma Science, HDFC Bank August Futures, Says Choice Broking After a healthy correction from its all-time high, the Nifty has managed to take a support at its 100 weeks moving average which indicates a bounce ba...
14:48, 08/09/2019

'I would love it back' — Wu-Tang Clan's RZA wants album he auctioned to 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli Wu-Tang Clan's RZA said he "would love" to get back the hip-hop group's single-copy album, which was ordered forfeited to the federal govern...
18:48, 04/28/2019

GW Pharma's epilepsy drug meets main goal in late-stage trial GW Pharmaceuticals Plc said on Monday its drug Epidiolex was successful in treating seizures in patients with a rare form of childhood epilepsy called...
23:00, 05/06/2019

J&J's profit spikes as pharma fuels growth, consumer and medical devices improve Johnson & Johnson's profit jumped 42% in the second quarter, with all three of the sprawling health-care company's businesses performing bet...
14:48, 07/16/2019

Nevada awards scholarship to freshman kicker Brandon Talton after hitting game-winning 56-yard field goal in upset over Purdue @geoffschwartz / Twitter Nevada pulled off an upset win over Purdue on Friday, scoring 20 unanswered points in the second half to beat the Boilermake...
00:48, 09/01/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: Honda Two-Wheeler's Sales Dip By 16.5% The auto industry downturn affected the second largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India too. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India registered total sales ...
14:00, 07/04/2019

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of thei...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Amneal Pharma slashes core earnings forecast on allergy shot supply issues Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc on Wednesday cut its core earnings forecast for the year, citing uncertainty in supply of epinephrine auto-injectors amid a...
14:32, 07/10/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli moved from prison after claim he ran drug firm with banned cellphone Notorious drug-company fraudster Martin Shkreli has been removed from a federal prison in Fort Dix, New Jersey, after claims that he was running his p...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Pharma companies are counting on cloud computing and AI to make drug development faster and cheaper Hyperscale cloud providers AWS, Microsoft and Google are working with biotech and pharma firms to use AI and cloud computing to improve the odds of cr...
11:16, 08/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Amneal Pharma cuts core profit forecast on allergy shot supply issues Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc on Wednesday cut its 2019 core earnings forecast, citing the uncertain supply of its epinephrine auto-injectors amid a glob...
15:00, 07/10/2019

'Pharma bro' Shkreli settles all cases with Retrophin weeks after suing drug firm's directors from prison Notorious "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli has reached a settlement with his former biopharmaceutical company Retrophin to resolve "all outstanding dispute...
22:32, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Amneal Pharma cuts core profit forecast on allergy shot supply issues Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc on Wednesday cut its 2019 core earnings forecast, citing the uncertain supply of epinephrine auto-injectors amid a global s...
14:32, 07/10/2019

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from gov...
22:16, 07/25/2019

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered ...
22:16, 05/01/2019

'A burger, a coffee, whatever': Food-delivery robots may soon roll up to Purdue's campus A company wants to bring cooler-size robots to deliver food on Purdue's campus. A West Lafayette board had several questions.    ...
00:16, 08/23/2019

One Opioid-Pushing Executive Down, 1,210,392 to Go Former billionaire and pharmaceutical executive John Kapoor and four co-defendants were found guilty Thursday of racketeering conspiracy in a landmark...
11:00, 05/03/2019

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nat...
18:48, 05/26/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces multibillion opioids lawsuit that could upend big pharma Oklahoma is holding the drug giant with the family-friendly image responsible for its addiction epidemicDay after day, the memos flashing across scree...
08:16, 06/23/2019

Pharma cash donations target 'vulnerable' lawmakers as industry tries to defend itself Congress has a variety of reforms in mind that could roil the drugmaking business and potentially slash prices.       ...
01:48, 08/27/2019

Fears UK could follow the US into opioid crisis Overuse of powerful prescription medication could lead to an addiction crisis in the UK similar to that being seen in the US, mental health profession...
02:48, 09/09/2019

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creature...
12:48, 06/15/2019

J&J say they will fight Oklahoma opioid ruling An Oklahoma judge found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid crisis and ordered the them to pay $572 million, mo...
05:48, 08/27/2019

Counties hit hardest by the opioid crisis 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average number of drug-related deaths per 100,000 residents in all U.S. counties.        ...
00:16, 08/03/2019

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being in the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few ye...
04:00, 07/18/2019

The Giants at the Heart of the Opioid Crisis Civil suits filed by three states accuse pharmaceutical distributors of flooding the country with opioids while devising systems to evade regulators....
18:32, 04/28/2019

Factbox: The U.S. opioid epidemic in the courts As opioid-related deaths have soared, thousands of lawsuits have been filed seeking damages from drugmakers and distributors. The following is a summa...
18:48, 09/16/2019

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in p...
19:32, 05/15/2019

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is declining to approve the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid maker until he’s...
23:48, 06/10/2019

Here’s why lawyers suing oil companies are following the opioid cases The cases are founded on the same legal theory — that the companies’ sale of allegedly harmful products is creating a crisis for which they are financ...
18:32, 09/03/2019

Australia faces its own opioid crisis after warnings ignored The opioid epidemic was once considered an American phenomenon, but Australia is facing an opioid crisis of its own as drug companies aggressively mar...
10:48, 09/05/2019

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a prece...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it op...
02:00, 05/29/2019

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an...
21:32, 07/12/2019

Australia now faces its own opioid crisis, despite warnings BLACK RIVER, Australia — The coroner’s sense of futility was clear, as he investigated the death of yet another Australian killed by prescription opio...
03:02, 09/06/2019

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addic...
01:00, 07/11/2019

How a beloved HIV doctor became one of New York’s top opioid distributors For HIV-positive New Yorkers, Dr. Joseph Olivieri was a lifeline. “I stood 5-foot-11 and weighed 138 pounds when I started seeing Dr. Olivieri in 2007...
11:17, 08/12/2019

Britain's opioid crisis takes on US dimension Opioid addiction in Britain has spiraled to a dangerous level. Experts warn that the UK is approaching a crisis of US proportions. What's the governme...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Companies ask judge in U.S. opioid trial to recuse himself Major drug wholesalers and retailers facing a massive lawsuit for allegedly fostering the nation's opioid crisis asked the judge hearing the case to r...
00:00, 09/15/2019

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid add...
14:16, 07/11/2019

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers wi...
14:48, 07/08/2019

The opioid crisis: A 20-year conspiracy against patients. Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, may have been the prime mover in the Big Bang of opioids in the 1990s, when doctors were aggressively treating ...
10:18, 09/14/2019

Opioid trial decision could shape other cases Oklahoma's court fight against Johnson & Johnson and it subsidiaries could be a road map for other states to follow in holding drugmakers respons...
11:16, 08/28/2019

MLB weighing opioid testing after Skaggs' death Major League Baseball and the players' union are in the preliminary stages of discussing testing players for opioids, with both sides expecting talks ...
08:00, 09/07/2019

Opioid Reckoning Hits Money Managers Exposure to drug companies with potential liabilities stemming from widespread opioid addiction is damaging investment returns at several money manage...
18:49, 09/13/2019

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder c...
20:48, 07/16/2019

Second opioid distributor charged over U.S. overdose crisis An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives on Thursday were charged with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions...
20:48, 07/18/2019

People who need opioid overdose antidote aren't getting it Nine million more prescriptions for the antidote to opioid overdose could have been prescribed last year if medical providers had followed federal gui...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a ...
06:16, 06/01/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be co...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and f...
13:00, 07/15/2019

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal ...
03:16, 06/06/2019

Treating deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the u...
06:48, 07/09/2019

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to f...
03:16, 07/19/2019

The opioid crisis: A 20-year conspiracy against patients Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, may have been the prime mover in the Big Bang of opioids in the 1990s, when doctors were aggressively treating ...
18:32, 09/14/2019

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
04:00, 06/19/2019

Opioid epidemic 'making more organs available for transplant' The opioid epidemic has at least helped solve another medical crisis - the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to new research in t...
16:32, 06/06/2019

As opioid settlements grow, so do questions about the money OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s legal fight against the opioid industry has racked up settlements and judgments of nearly $1 billion. As the num...
10:16, 08/28/2019

Opioid overdose more likely if family member has prescription Opioid overdoses may be much more likely to happen in families when somebody in the household has been prescribed these drugs, a U.S. study suggests....
20:48, 06/24/2019

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in...
22:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. government gives states nearly $2 billion to combat opioid crisis The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will offer states more than $1.8 billion in new funding to fight the opioi...
18:48, 09/04/2019

Oklahoma judge to rule in $17 billion opioid lawsuit against J&J An Oklahoma judge on Monday will decide whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a $17 billion lawsuit alleging the drugmaker's marketing pr...
14:16, 08/26/2019

West Virginia settles opioid lawsuit with McKesson for $37M CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has settled its lawsuit against the opioid distributor McKesson for $37 million. A Thursday news release from G...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Insys files for bankruptcy after settling opioid case Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a US prob...
23:32, 06/10/2019

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit o...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Ce...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb th...
00:00, 07/04/2019

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in respons...
02:32, 06/21/2019

U.S. judge allows public nuisance claim in opioid trial The U.S. judge overseeing nationwide litigation concerning the opioid epidemic on Monday rejected Purdue Pharma LP's effort to dismiss claims that its...
02:16, 09/10/2019

In Ohio, cost of opioid crisis isn't just fiscal Public officials in Ohio say no amount of money will restore the cities that have been upended by the opioid crisis. Local police and fire chiefs say ...
06:16, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Insys to pay $225 mln, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to...
02:16, 06/06/2019

Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fu...
18:48, 07/15/2019

News attorneys: Opioid distribution data should be public CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for news organizations have argued that the U.S. public should see federal data about how prescription opioids were distri...
18:32, 05/02/2019

New Details Emerge Over Mallinckrodt's Role in Opioid Crisis More details and questions about Mallinckrodt’s role in the opioid crisis are emerging, including whether it effectively guarded against products leav...
08:16, 08/26/2019

Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S...
17:00, 06/10/2019

U.S. judge approves novel framework for opioid settlement talks A federal judge on Wednesday approved the substance of a proposal by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioi...
03:48, 09/12/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85M opioid settlement with Oklahoma A judge approved Monday a revised $85 million settlement between Oklahoma and Teva Pharmaceuticals over the company's role in fueling the state's ongo...
07:00, 06/25/2019

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they'...
19:48, 07/03/2019

China restricts opioid in tighter painkiller controls China has imposed new restrictions on the opioid oxycodone, its drug regulator said, as the country tightens control of its painkillers industry in th...
19:48, 08/07/2019

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, t...
22:32, 06/11/2019

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-Las...
00:16, 07/18/2019

West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country's largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful pa...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Tension brews between cities, states over opioid lawsuits CLEVELAND (AP) — Tension is emerging between lawyers representing state and local governments over the path forward in a set of lawsuits seeking to ho...
16:32, 06/25/2019

Louvre museum covers Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre museum has taped over the Sackler name as donors to a wing of the building after protests against the family blamed for the opioid cri...
12:00, 07/18/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out...
20:32, 07/11/2019

Opioid Makers Draw Scrutiny From Hedge Funds Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potenti...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Investors Bet on Opioid Fallout Sinking Drug Stocks Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potenti...
17:32, 05/15/2019

Florida ‘pill mills’ were ‘gas on the fire’ of opioid crisis FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme pa...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Trump Declares Commitment to Ending Opioid Crisis ‘Once and for All’ Many leading authorities on the opioid crisis have been critical of the government’s response, starting with the Obama administration, but say there h...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions...
05:32, 07/19/2019

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging...
17:00, 05/31/2019

AI can predict opioid overdoses from crime and socioeconomic data Newly published research suggests there's a strong link between crime and opioid abuse, and that demographics and socioeconomic factors play a role.Re...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Opioid plaintiffs fight bid to disqualify U.S. judge before trial Lawyers for cities and counties suing drug companies over the opioid epidemic on Monday objected to a bid by pharmaceutical distributors and pharmacie...
00:32, 09/17/2019

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement o...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma’s lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay th...
21:32, 05/26/2019

Opioid Treatment Is Used Vastly More in States That Expanded Medicaid The states with the highest Medicaid prescribing rates for the anti-craving drug buprenorphine — Vermont, West Virginia, Kentucky, Montana and Ohio — ...
00:48, 08/22/2019

Fatal overdoses in NYC tick down, but opioid crisis rages on Overdose deaths ticked down more than 2% in New York City last year, marking the first drop in fatalities in nearly a decade even as the opioid crisis...
08:48, 08/27/2019

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get the...
16:16, 07/19/2019

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to...
13:16, 06/06/2019

Oklahoma judge to rule on Monday in opioid lawsuit against J&J An Oklahoma judge will rule on Monday on whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a lawsuit by the state's attorney general who argues the d...
20:48, 08/21/2019

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in US over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to ind...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Treating the deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW negotiations In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the u...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Oklahoma judge finds J&J fueled opioid crisis An Oklahoma judge has found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid drug crisis and ordered the consumer products g...
05:48, 08/27/2019

Trial in Oklahoma’s lawsuit against opioid makers underway NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis is underway in Oklahoma. Ope...
17:32, 05/28/2019

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in opi...
04:00, 05/27/2019

War on drugs win: Opioid and heroin abuse declined last year Heroin and prescription drug abuse declined last year, according to a new government report, a bright signal of hope in the battle against one of the ...
16:48, 08/21/2019

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. R...
17:48, 05/06/2019

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.    &...
22:32, 05/28/2019

Report: U.S. opioid prescribing rates higher than other countries About 79 percent of patients who felt pain during hospital visits in the United States received opioid prescriptions, which is nearly 30 percent highe...
20:48, 07/25/2019

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy Three open bottles of prescription medication. / Getty Images CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of ra...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Ohio doctor charged in opioid overdose deaths A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. A lawyer for Dr. William Husel said he didn...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addic...
03:48, 07/10/2019

U.S. doctors more likely to prescribe opioid painkillers after low-risk surgery U.S. doctors are more likely to prescribe opioids to patients than in other countries, as 75 percent of patients filled prescriptions for the drugs wi...
13:48, 09/05/2019

More New Mexico counties suing opioid makers, distributors NEW MEXICO — Seven more New Mexico counties have filed federal lawsuits against more than two dozen manufacturers and distributors of opioid medicatio...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its f...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Following opioid suits, family behind deadly OxyContin squabbles A united front among members of the billionaire Sackler family behind painkiller OxyContin is showing signs of strain from litigation over who bears r...
18:16, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Maine sues opioid maker over deceptive marketing SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 1 p.m. Maine’s attorney general says in a lawsuit tha...
01:00, 06/04/2019

Oklahoma wins case against drugmaker in historic opioid trial In a landmark decision, an Oklahoma judge on Monday ordered pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in the state's opi...
18:48, 08/27/2019

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for f...
23:16, 07/15/2019

SC Johnson threatens to sue Oklahoma AG over use of signature slogan in J&J opioid suit SC Johnson, maker of Drano, Pledge and other household products, is threatening to sue Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter for citing the company�...
04:16, 08/28/2019

Warren unveils $100 billion plan to tackle opioid crisis Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to spend $100 billion over 10 years to help states and territories hard hit by the opioid epidemic....
17:48, 05/08/2019

‘SOTC’: U.S. Rep. Barr Sees Urgency In Addressing Opioid Crisis (LEX 18) — U.S. Rep. Andy Barr of Kentucky tells LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” that lawmakers in Washington are working...
17:32, 05/05/2019

Jurors to resume lengthy deliberations in opioid bribes case Jurors will head back to court to continue deliberating in the case against a wealthy drug company founder accused of directing a scheme to bribe doct...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doct...
21:48, 06/10/2019

Afghanistan and Iraq veterans were the 'ground zero' of the opioid crisis: Study Veterans who were stationed in Afghan and Iraqi war zones after the 9/11 terror attacks have been hit hardest by the opioid crisis, according to new r...
04:00, 09/18/2019

Opioid overdose deaths decline when pharmacists can dispense naloxone (Reuters Health) - In states where pharmacists were allowed to sell the potentially lifesaving opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, fewer ...
01:48, 05/10/2019

'We had no idea': overdose victim's dad testifies in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on ...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Could jail-based treatment be the answer to fatal opioid overdoses? As Massachusetts struggles with a dramatic spike in fatal overdoses, officials are sending men who have not committed any crimes to jails.  ...
02:16, 08/10/2019

Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil ...
02:16, 06/06/2019

CDC Calls for Millions More Naloxone Prescriptions to Reverse Opioid Overdoses Across the U.S. There have been few glimmers of hope when it comes to the opioid crisis. But a new report this week from the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...
22:16, 08/07/2019

Oklahoma uses century-old property law to win J&J opioid suit — other states could follow Oklahoma's unusual use of nuisance law to win it's landmark suit against Johnson & Johnson could spur other states to amend their opioid cas...
04:16, 08/28/2019

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excit...
22:16, 06/10/2019

Murray Hill doctor pleads guilty in opioid scheme A 72-year-old Manhattan doctor who treated HIV patients pleaded guilty to illegally peddling opioids and other drugs out of his Murray Hill office. Di...
20:16, 05/03/2019

Louvre Museum first to remove Sackler family name after opioid protests France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family tha...
14:32, 07/18/2019

Few at risk for opioid overdose get potentially life-saving naloxone (Reuters Health) - A tiny percentage of people at high risk for opioid overdose are getting prescriptions for naloxone, a medication that could potent...
04:16, 05/04/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven ...
04:32, 05/10/2019

US briefing: Brexit clash, opioid settlements and Gillibrand drops out Thursday’s top story: Fury as Boris Johnson says he will suspend parliament with no-deal Brexit looming. Plus, why 500 million bees just died in Brazi...
18:16, 08/29/2019

Insys Files for Chapter 11 Days After Settling Opioid Case Specialty-pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to sell its assets, just days after agreeing to pay $22...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorney...
22:32, 06/24/2019

NIH-funded studies aim to lower opioid deaths by 40 percent in 3 years The National Institute of Drug Abuse will give more than $350 million to support local opioid recovery, prevention and treatment in four states around...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Opioid addicts seeking help are often denied treatment, study finds Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in US states with the highest overdose death rates -- and the...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Investigators Use New Strategy to Combat Opioid Crisis: Data Analytics When federal investigators got a tip in 2015 that a health center in Houston was distributing millions of doses of opioid painkillers, they tried a ne...
20:16, 08/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoing...
04:48, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S...
14:48, 06/10/2019

J&J is at risk of losing its AAA credit rating following Oklahoma opioid verdict Moody's revised its outlook on J&J's top-tier credit rating to "negative" from "stable" reflecting the company's financial exposure to ...
00:16, 08/29/2019

Fighting the opioid epidemic: Tucsonans gather to raise awareness TUCSON — A handful of Tucsonans gathered downtown Thursday night to march and to remember those lost. The Church of Safe Injection Tucson held a...
22:16, 08/30/2019

Opioid addiction rising in India as US drugmakers push painkillers As the Indian government loosens its prescription opioid laws after decades of lobbying, the cash-fed healthcare system is ripe for misuseIn the crowd...
03:48, 08/29/2019

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction cris...
04:32, 06/07/2019

‘SOTC’: Panel Discusses Opioid Addiction Crisis In Kentucky (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” convened a panel to discuss the opioid crisis that is ravaging communities in ...
18:48, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 2-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company wa...
23:48, 05/26/2019

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opi...
15:48, 05/24/2019

Trump administration announces nearly $2B for states to fight opioid crisis The Trump administration is providing states with $1.8 billion to fight the opioid crisis, the latest in a string of White House actions shaping the p...
04:16, 09/05/2019

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will m...
01:00, 06/29/2019

Surging prescriptions, deaths: Australia faces opioid crisis The opioid epidemic was once considered an American phenomenon, but Australia is facing an opioid crisis of its own as drug companies aggressively mar...
20:00, 09/05/2019

Oklahoma makes final bid to hold J&J responsible for opioid epidemic Oklahoma's attorney general on Wednesday made his final bid to force Johnson & Johnson to pay $17 billion for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic,...
01:16, 08/01/2019

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the d...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Does a Kansas Inmate Have a Right to Opioid Addiction Drugs? A Judge Will Decide The A.C.L.U. argued in a lawsuit that if a federal prison in Kansas keeps denying the medication to the inmate, he will “inevitably suffer and possibl...
22:16, 09/11/2019

Experts say wisdom teeth removal is leading to opioid addition If you’ve ever had your wisdom teeth removed you know how painful the days immediately following the surgery can be. Over-the-counter painkiller...
11:16, 08/22/2019

Find Recovery Tools Using Google's Resources on Opioid Addiction This week, the Sackler family and Purdue Pharma, makers of Oxycontin, agreed to at least $12 billion in settlements over the company’s role in the opi...
17:16, 09/13/2019

McKesson to pay $37 million to resolve West Virginia opioid lawsuit Drug distributor McKesson Corp has agreed to pay $37 million to resolve a lawsuit by the state of West Virginia seeking to hold it responsible for con...
19:32, 05/02/2019

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by ...
13:00, 05/29/2019

Vermont attorney general sues owners of opioid manufacturer MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan says he’s filed suit against eight members of the family that owns the drug company...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Fate of opioid lawsuits hinges on government ‘police power’ The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the US opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question:...
22:32, 06/26/2019

U.S. judge orders big drug companies to face opioid trial A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected efforts by major drugmakers, pharmacies and distributors to dismiss claims that they caused the nation's opioid crisi...
23:00, 09/03/2019

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme A secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says deman...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Sen. Martha McSally: The opioid crisis hits too close to home for too many The opioid crisis hits close to home for too many Arizonans and Americans. Since 2017, 20,432 Arizonans suffered from an opioid overdose and countless...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to fa...
21:00, 05/26/2019

Mallinckrodt Agrees to $30 Million Settlement in Ohio Opioid Litigation Mallinckrodt said it had tentatively agreed to a settlement package worth $30 million to resolve opioid-crisis lawsuits brought by two Ohio counties, ...
02:16, 09/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to fa...
19:16, 05/26/2019

Opioid Defendants Seek to Disqualify Judge Overseeing 2,300 Cases A Hail Mary pass by drug distributors and pharmacy chains on the eve of a landmark federal trial argues that the judge already believes that defendant...
17:32, 09/14/2019