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New York, FTC sue ‘pharma bro’ Shkreli, others over Daraprim price hikes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Martin Shkreli, the “pharma bro” in prison for defrauding investors, faces a lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission and New York attorney general’s office for an alleged scheme to preserve his monopoly for the drug Daraprim, whose price increased by more than 4,000% in one day. FILE PHOTO: Former drug company […]

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UPDATE 2-New York, FTC sue ‘pharma bro’ Shkreli, others over Daraprim price hikes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Martin Shkreli, the “pharma bro” in prison for defrauding investors, faces a lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission and New York attorney general’s office for an alleged scheme to preserve his monopoly for the drug Daraprim, whose price increased by more than 4,000% in one day. FILE PHOTO: Former drug company […]

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Judge partly vacates convictions of opioid maker Insys’ founder, executives

BOSTON (Reuters) – A federal judge on Tuesday partially overturned the convictions of Insys Therapeutics Inc’s founder and three former executives accused of bribing doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid, but declined to disturb the remainder of the jury’s verdict. FILE PHOTO: John Kapoor, the billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc, arrives at the federal […]

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(Reuters) – A federal judge blocked Alabama on Tuesday from enforcing the strictest abortion laws in the country, saying the ban on all abortions unless a mother’s health was in danger was unconstitutional. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, a Republican, had signed the bill into law in May and it was due to come into effect […]

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A highly critical report from MPs has condemned the “shockingly complacent” response to 1.7 million fines being wrongly issued to patients in England after visiting the doctor or dentist. Meg Hillier, chair of the Public Accounts Committee, said the penalty fine system was “not fit for purpose”. The fines were aimed at patients unfairly claiming […]

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