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BRIEF-China Resources Double-Crane Pharmaceutical receives drug clinical trial permission

Reuters - ‎May 23, 2016‎
May 24 China Resources Double-Crane Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.: * Says it received drug clinical trial permission from State Food and Drug Administration, for ezetimibe tablets. Source text in Chinese: Further company Coverage: (Beijing ...

Hybrid Pharmaceutical Twin-Screw Extruder Designed to Deliver True Drug Formulation Flexibility

Business Wire (press release) - ‎58 minutes ago‎
KARLSRUHE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Formulation scientists in pharmaceutical companies can benefit from a robust hybrid, twin-screw extruder that quickly switches between hot melt extrusion (HME) and continuous twin-screw granulation (TSG) ...
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Drug-Pricing Debate: Looking Past Big Pharma's Nightmare Scenario

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 22, 2016‎
A comprehensive government crackdown on high drug prices isn't likely soon. Still, investors shouldn't let their guard down.

Inventing A Machine That Spits Out Drugs In A Whole New Way

NPR - ‎May 23, 2016‎
In a lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, all the work that happens in a vast pharmaceutical manufacturing plant happens in a device the size of your kitchen refrigerator.
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The Real Reason Big Pharma Wants to Help Pay for Your Prescription

Bloomberg - ‎May 19, 2016‎
In August 2015, Turing Pharmaceuticals and its then-chief executive, Martin Shkreli, purchased a drug called Daraprim and immediately raised its price more than 5,000 percent.

Drug switching could save US health system billions

The Pharmaceutical Journal - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Therapeutic substitution - switching a drug for a cheaper alternative within the same class - is a controversial method used to save money on pharmaceuticals.
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Prescription drug drop off in Orillia

Orillia Packet & Times - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Prescription Drug Drop Off Day is held annually in partnership between police services and local health units in an effort to reduce the availability of pharmaceutical products in communities. Thanks to how available these drugs are in Canada, the ...

Indian pharma company may sue drug controller over safety of Novartis painkiller

Economic Times - ‎May 19, 2016‎
NEW DELHI: Gujarat-based Troikaa Pharmaceuticals, an Indian pharmaceutical company, may sue the government for not putting an end to sales of a popular painkiller injection marketed by multinational drug maker Novartis India . Troikaa alleges that the ...

BC Moves to Pay Less for Common Prescription Drugs - ‎May 21, 2016‎
The British Columbia government has quietly reduced what it will pay for certain common prescription drugs starting in June, a move that has drawn heavy criticism from Canada's pharmaceutical industry.

Hanmi Pharmaceutical introduced first domestically developed lung cancer drug

Korea Times - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The company reached an 850 billion won ($730 million) exclusive license agreement with German-based pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim last year, providing worldwide exclusive rights, except in Korea, China and Hong Kong.
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Pfizer Blocks the Use of Its Drugs in Executions

New York Times - ‎May 13, 2016‎
The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced on Friday that it had imposed sweeping controls on the distribution of its products to ensure that none are used in lethal injections, a step that closes off the last remaining open-market source of drugs used ...

Industry spending to beat a pharmaceutical initiative could set a new standard for 'drug money'

Los Angeles Times - ‎May 14, 2016‎
But one measure on this November's California ballot appears poised to set a new standard for corporate spending. The so-called California Drug Price Relief Act would cap the price any state agency or healthcare program could spend on prescription ...
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Pharmaceutical firm hailed for ban on supplying drugs for executions

Catholic Herald Online - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, in a position statement issued earlier this spring, said some of its drugs are not meant to be used for executions and that it would restrict those drugs' availability to government agencies that might use them to make ...

Global Pharmaceutical Packaging Market Research Report - Drug Delivery Devices are on Demand - Research and ...

Business Wire (press release) - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Worldwide, packaging has become critical tool in the pharmaceutical industry owing to the rise in commerce of these products. Glass, bio-plastic, biodegradable plastic, paper and paperboard materials have huge contribution in growing of pharmaceutical ...

Pharmaceutical Firm Hailed for Ban on Drug Use for Executions

America Magazine - ‎May 17, 2016‎
The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, in a position statement issued earlier this spring, said some of its drugs are not meant to be used for executions and that it would restrict those drugs' availability to government agencies that might use them to make ...
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Prescription drug drop-off day on Saturday

The Barrie Examiner - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Police agencies across the country, including the OPP, Barrie police and South Simcoe police, will be supporting Prescription Drug Drop Off Day again this year by partnering with other police and health agencies to reduce the availability of ...
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Vermont to require drug makers to explain price increases

CTV News - ‎May 14, 2016‎
Drug prices have been a big issue nationwide, highlighted by Martin Shkreli, a boyish-looking, early-30s executive dubbed "Pharma Bro." He was CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals when the company acquired rights to make Daraprim, which has been on the ...
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The prescription drugs that can now see you banned from the roads as surge in drug driving charges emerges

The Sun - ‎May 18, 2016‎
More than a third of motorists suffer from hay fever and according to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society many prescription and over-the-counter medications, including hay fever medications can have side-effects. Despite guidance leaflets, many drivers ...

Dangerous prescription drug battle plan for LA County: Let's put it off - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Adoption of a county plan to battle a wave of prescription drug abuse was put off by the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors Tuesday.

Drug company gifts linked to doctors' prescribing habits

Fox News - ‎May 16, 2016‎
... also receive meals, subsidies or grants for continuing education and speaking fees from pharmaceutical companies. Yeh and his colleagues write in JAMA Internal Medicine that some states require doctors to report what they receive from drug companies.