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Vermont Prescription Drug Data Mining Law Struck Down
Posted on 24 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) States cannot stop drug manufacturers and data-mining companies from using information about the prescription drugs individual doctors like to prescribe, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The court voted 6-3 to strike down a Vermont... Read More

Glaxo To Plead Guilty, Will Pay $3 Billion Stemming From Drug Marketing
Posted on 2 Jul 2012 by Tom Moylan

BOSTON - (Mealey's) GlaxoSmithKline LLC (GSK) agreed June 2 to plead guilty and to pay $3 billion to resolve broad-ranging criminal and civil allegations in Massachusetts federal court regarding the promotion of several prescription drugs, failure... Read More

Arizona High Court Adopts Learned Intermediary Doctrine; No Conflict With Tort Law
Posted on 21 Jan 2016 by Tom Moylan

PHOENIX — (Mealey’s) The Arizona Supreme Court on Jan. 21 adopted the learned intermediary doctrine and said it can be used by drug manufacturer Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. to defend against a drug liability claim ( Amanda Watts v. Medicis... Read More

FDA Removes More Than 500 Unapproved Cough, Cold And Allergy Drugs
Posted on 2 Mar 2011 by Tom Moylan

ROCKVILLE, Md. - (Mealey's) The Food and Drug Administration on March 2 announced that it is requiring drug manufacturers to take more than 500 prescription cough, cold and allergy drugs off the market because they are unapproved. The drugs... Read More