Health investigators are casting a wide net to understand what is sickening hundreds of vapers across the United States and still have not ruled out any product on the market.
Reckitt Benckiser Group agreed to pay $1.4 billion to settle a U.S. investigation into the sales and marketing of Suboxone Film, a product managed by the spinout company Indivior.
In 2016, 20 state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit alleging that six generic drug makers artificially inflated and manipulated prices for an antibiotic and an oral diabetes drug. The goal was to reduce competition. According to The Washington Post, the investigation has spread out to include price-fixing by at least 16 companies and 300 drugs.
Medtronic will pay a total of nearly $51 million to resolve three legal claims against Covidien Plc and ev3 Inc., two companies that are now part of the Ireland-based medtech company. Medtronic itself had no role in the wrongdoings that resulted in the multi-million fines.
Lilly received a civil investigative demand from the U.S. attorney’s office for the southern district of New York requesting documents and info relating to PBM contracts.
The Ankara Chief Prosecutor has launched an investigation into the Turkish unit of Swiss drugmaker Novartis after allegations the company benefited from bribery.