WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a novel case by Arizona seeking to recover billions of dollars that the state has said that members of the Sackler family - owners of Purdue Pharma LP - funneled out of the OxyContin maker before the company filed for bankruptcy in September.
WASHINGTON, Dec 9 The U.S. Supreme Court on
Monday turned away a novel case by Arizona seeking to recover
billions of dollars that the state has said that members of the
Sackler family - owners of Purdue Pharma LP - funneled out of
the OxyContin maker before the company filed for bankruptcy in
A federal appeals court is set to consider whether New York
state can collect $200 million from drug manufacturers and
distributors by imposing a surcharge on them to defray the costs
of combating the opioid addiction epidemic.
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to consider whether to hear a
novel case by the state of Arizona that seeks to recover
billions of dollars that members of the Sackler family who own
Purdue Pharma LP were allowed to "loot" from the OxyContin maker
before it filed for bankruptcy.
Massachusetts' top court on Friday asked whether a case over
a ban Governor Charlie Baker's administration imposed on all
vaping product sales had been affected or mooted by his decision
this week to allow it to expire following recent legislation.
An Arizona appeals court has overturned a judge's decision
to unseal thousands of confidential records Goodyear Tire &
Rubber Co produced in a lawsuit alleging it sold defective tires
at the request of a consumer advocacy group founded by Ralph
The U.S. Justice Department has won the dismissal of a
lawsuit alleging Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd provided
medical providers kickbacks to encourage them to prescribe the
multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone, over the objections of the
whistleblower which brought the case.
BOSTON Massachusetts on Wednesday adopted the country's toughest ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes, in response to a rise in youth vaping and an outbreak of vaping-related serious lung injuries. | Video
A former nurse practitioner avoided prison on Tuesday after
pleading guilty to accepting kickbacks from bankrupt opioid
manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc and testifying at trial
against the company's wealthy founder.
BOSTON 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.