Stories tagged: pharmaceutical companies
Tue., March 3, 2020
As a private citizen and presidential candidate, Donald Trump was a proponent of vaccine skepticism - ignoring the scientific consensus on stuff like how vaccines don’t cause autism. As president, …
Wed., July 4, 2018
The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community has joined the ranks of governmental organizations filing lawsuits against large pharmaceutical companies.
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018
President Donald Trump’s long-awaited plan to bring down drug prices, unveiled Friday, will mostly spare the pharmaceutical industry he previously accused of “getting away with murder” and instead focus on …
Tue., March 6, 2018
The Port Gamble S’Klallam, Suquamish and the Jamestown S’Klallam tribes have a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies and drug distributors claiming the companies flooded their reservations with deadly opioids.
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017
The FDA’s power to reduce the price of prescription drugs is limited, but its campaign to use generics to foster greater competition deserves wide support.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017
Two pharmaceutical companies asked a federal judge Thursday to prevent Arkansas from using their drugs to execute seven inmates by the end of the month, saying they object to their …
Sat., March 4, 2017
Recent legislation in the U.S. Senate and in the Washington Legislature may eventually shine a brighter light on pricing practices.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017
If prices don’t come down, and quickly, Trump should back up his tough talk with action.
Fri., Oct. 9, 2015
Price gouging in the specialty drug market underlines the craziness of the U.S. health care system, which encourages people to take personal responsibility for their well-being but denies them the …
Mon., June 17, 2013
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says deals between pharmaceutical corporations and their generic drug competitors, which government officials say keep cheaper forms of medicine off the market, can sometimes be …