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Franklin Templeton: Stop Investing in Lethal Injection ACTION
Business  (tags: death penalty, Franklin Templeton, profits, innocence, big pharma, business, ethics, money )

Nancy
- 120 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Mutual fund Franklin Templeton is the largest institutional investor in a pharmaceutical company that is profiting from the death penalty.
Insurers Seek Lower Drug Prices, Forcing Big Pharma to Swallow a Jagged Little Pill
Business  (tags: Americans, drug prices, Big Pharma, money, economy, business, ethics, society, humans )

Carrie
- 169 days ago - theguardian.com
US drug prices, the highest in the world, may fall as insurers play pharmaceutical companies off each other and haggle for price cuts and group discounts. The world's biggest drugmakers are looking at lower profits as insurers use aggressive tactics to...
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
- 536 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
- 691 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
- 989 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
- 1008 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
- 1153 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
- 1306 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
- 1472 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
- 1536 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
- 1644 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
- 1649 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
- 1655 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
- 1694 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
- 1805 days ago - greenleft.org.au
A spectre is haunting the healthcare system -- the spectre of Big Pharma.
 

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