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Family behind drug company sued over toll of opioids

The family that owns a drug company is now being sued over the toll of opioid painkillers in one New York county — and it’s likely to be sued by hundreds more. Well over 1,000 lawsuits filed by state and local governments blame drug companies for a crisis of addiction and overdoses across the country. … Continue reading Family behind drug company sued over toll of opioids

FRANKFURT, Germany | Bayer shares plunge in wake of Monsanto weed killer verdict

FRANKFURT, Germany  — Shares in German farm chemicals, materials and drug company Bayer have plunged in the wake of a U.S. court verdict against Monsanto, which Bayer has acquired. Shares of Leverkusen-based Bayer fell 11 percent Monday in morning trading in Europe to 83.09 euros per share. A jury in U.S. federal court in California … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | Bayer shares plunge in wake of Monsanto weed killer verdict

LAS VEGAS | The Latest: 2nd drug company wants to intervene in execution

LAS VEGAS  — The Latest on the execution of twice-convicted killer in Nevada (all times local): 9:20 a.m. A second drug company is asking to intervene in a last-minute Nevada court hearing hours before a twice-convicted killer is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection. Drug company Sandoz wants to join New Jersey-based drugmaker Alvogen … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | The Latest: 2nd drug company wants to intervene in execution

LAS VEGAS  | Nevada execution in doubt after drug company sues to stop it

LAS VEGAS  — A twice-convicted killer scheduled to be executed Wednesday night in Nevada by an untried three-drug lethal injection is steadfast in his desire to be put to death, but a final-hour lawsuit by a drug company could halt the execution. Pharmaceutical companies have resisted the use of their drugs in executions for 10 … Continue reading LAS VEGAS  | Nevada execution in doubt after drug company sues to stop it

Business News: Express Scripts Statement on Administration’s Comments on Drug Pricing

ST. LOUIS, MO – Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) released the following statement in response to the Administration’s announcement today on prescription drug costs: “President Trump rightly recognizes drug companies charge way too much, and their prices need to come down.  Express Scripts leads the way in reining in costs and improving care.  By taking on … Continue reading Business News: Express Scripts Statement on Administration’s Comments on Drug Pricing