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Risks? They Didn't Stop These 7 Drugs From Making Money
Business  (tags: big pharma, health, drugs, safety, generic drugs, risks, business, money, corruption )

Nancy
- 224 days ago - opednews.com
It is the business model for new drugs that provokes Big Pharma to bury risks and exaggerate benefits. A new drug under patent has a high price and no competition and will make millions or even billions every year it is under patent.
Merchants of Meth: How Big Pharma Keeps the Cooks in Business
Business  (tags: Big Pharma, drug trade, illegal drugs, dependency, politics, news, money, business, corruption, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, economy )

Cal
- 379 days ago - motherjones.com
With big profits on the line, the drug industry is pulling out campaign-style dirty tricks to keep selling the meds that cooks turn into crank.
BAD BUSINESS FROM BIG PHARMA: How Kids Are Getting Hooked on Pills for Life
Business  (tags: Big Pharma, children's health, dishonesty, business, corporate, corruption, politics, society, news )

Cal
- 677 days ago - alternet.org
Young children were once expected to outgrow their issues; now they're diagnosed with lifelong psychiatric problems.
BAD BUSINESS: Big Pharma's Newest Money-Making Scheme: Adult ADHD
Business  (tags: business, corruption, Big Pharma, ADHD Drugs, politics, society, dishonesty, corporate, ethics, humans )

Cal
- 695 days ago - alternet.org
Who belongs to this "untapped" market? Just about anybody.
BAD BUSINESS: Abbott Laboratories to Pay $1.6 Billion Over Misbranding Drug
Business  (tags: health, healthcare, government, Big Pharma, Abbott Labs, investigation, protection, abuse, business, corruption, corporate, abuse, government, news, marketing, ethics, dishonesty )

Cal
- 841 days ago - cnn.com
Abbott Laboratories has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay $1.6 billion to resolve its criminal and civil liability arising from the company's unlawful promotion of the prescription drug Depakote, the U.S. Justice Department said
Seven Diseases Big Pharma Hopes You Get in 2012
Business  (tags: marketing, money, news, Big Pharma, society, politics, healthcare, health, humans, drugs, news, medicine, corruption, ethics, business, americans, abuse )

Cal
- 994 days ago - alternet.org
Supply-driven marketing not only turns the nation into pill-popping hypochondriacs, it distracts from Pharma's drought of real drugs for real medical problems.
STRIVING FOR JUSTICE: Australian Barrister Peter Gordon Takes on Drug Giant Grunenthal in Class Action on Thalidomide Read Mor
Business  (tags: law, class action lawsuit, Big Pharma, thalidomide lawsuit, world, politics, society, ethics, corporate, dishonesty, news, government, money )

Cal
- 1160 days ago - news.com.au
MELBOURNE lawyer Peter Gordon has launched a landmark international class action against the German makers of thalidomide - the drug behind the world's worst medical disaster
Big Pharma Set to Take Over Medical Marijuana Market
Business  (tags: business, corporate, Big Pharma, marketing, money, news, politics, society, health, healthcare, protection, business )

Cal
- 1223 days ago - alternet.org
Meanwhile, state-licensed medical marijuana dispensaries that provide relief for thousands of Americans are under attack by other federal agencies.
THE PERILS OF BIG PHARMA--60 MINUTES--Bad Medicine: The Glaxo Case
Business  (tags: business, cover-up, corruption, Big Pharma, whistleblowing, bad business, corporate, economy, ethics, dishonesty, politics, marketing, money )

Cal
- 1332 days ago - cbsnews.com
Drug company whistle-blower Cheryl Eckard tells Scott Pelley about her experience trying to fix problems at a pharmaceutical factory that made her a key figure in a federal lawsuit and a multimillionaire. WATCH THE VIDEO!
Asia: Guinea Pigs Aplenty for Drug Giants
Business  (tags: dishonesty, consumers, big Pharma, corruption, corporate, business, politics, society, world, money, ethics )

Cal
- 1337 days ago - globalpost.com
Looser laws, cheaper payouts lure more pharmaceutical tests to Thailand.
15 Dirty Big Pharma Tricks That Rip You Off and Risk Your Health for Profit
Business  (tags: Big Pharma, bad business, dishonesty, corruption, corporate, economy, business, politics, society, usa, world, money, government, ethics, consumers )

Cal
- 1343 days ago - alternet.org
Even during a recession, pharma is still the nation's third most profitable sector. Here are some of the dirty tricks it employs to stay on top.
Ex-Glaxo Lawyer Indicted for Role in U.S. Drug Probe
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, Big Pharma )

Kathy
- 1382 days ago - reuters.com
A former lawyer for pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline Plc has been indicted for lying and obstructing an investigation into the company's promotion of an anti-depressant drug, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.
BAD BUSINESS: A Spoonful of Sugar? Big Pharma and Diabetes Medication
Business  (tags: business, abuse, corporate, economy, Big Pharma, dishonesty, consumers, society, money, ethics )

Cal
- 1493 days ago - greenleft.org.au
A spectre is haunting the healthcare system -- the spectre of Big Pharma.
Make the Banks Pay the Government Back or Foreclose on Them
Business  (tags: Banks, Economy, Financial Crisis, Loans, Paulson, Troubled Assets, Wall St. Crisis, Wall Street, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, illegal wars, bank failures, gas prices, mortgage crisis, BIG OIL, BIG PHARMA, corruption, lies, Business News )

Blue
- 2164 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
If the problem, as "Hank" Paulson repeated Sunday, is that there was no way to value the "troubled" assets, the price is obviously going to be arbitrary. So, why don't we consider it a loan? Banks wouldn't give YOU an extra day/week/month to pay bills...
Who Should Pay for the Bailout?
Business  (tags: George Bush, Hank Paulson, Bernanke, Greenspan, Gramm, McCain, Republicans, bank failures, mortgage crisis, credit crisis, gas prices, BIG OIL, BIG PHARMA, markets, investments, hedge funds, Cmapaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2165 days ago - economistsview.typepad.com
Luigi Zingales' reaction to the financial market bailout plan, "Why Paulson is Wrong," has been getting a lot of attention...
 

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