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Tax Cuts Will Save Health Care Companies Billions - But Not Patients
Business  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, tax cuts, greed )

Freya
- 404 days ago - axios.com
Health care companies will add tens of billions of dollars to their bottom lines this year thanks to savings from the Republican tax cut package. But only a fraction of that money will benefit patients.
We Stopped Pfizer's Giant Tax Dodge, Now Let's End the Stock Market Manipulation
Business  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, tax evasion, stock market, health care )

Freya
- 1104 days ago - alternet.org
Want affordable healthcare? This shady practice of stock market manipulation must go.
How An Army of Pharma Lobbyists in Washington Have Locked in One of the Biggest Corporate Ripoff Schemes in America
Business  (tags: medicine, Big Pharma, drugs, pharmaceuticals, greed, lobbying )

Freya
- 1150 days ago - alternet.org
Pharma is creaming tens of billions out of the federal government in a variety of schemes.
Pfizer Hikes U.S. Prices for Over 100 Drugs on January 1
Business  (tags: drug companies, pharmaceuticals, U.S., Pfizer Inc., Pfizer-Allergan merger, tax avoidance, price gouging )

Judy
- 1195 days ago - reuters.com
Pfizer Inc, is planning a $160-billion merger with Ireland-based Allergan Plc to slash its U.S. tax bill. On Jan. 1, Pfizer raised U.S. prices for more than 100 of its drugs, some by as much as 20 percent.
Enough Is Enough! Tell Congress That It Is Time to Hold the Pharmaceutical Industry Accountable.
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, money, pharmaceuticals, usa )

Kathy
- 1199 days ago - signherenow.org
Wealthy pharmaceutical companies have never had it so good. Record profits while dodging taxes. In 2013, the U.S. spent nearly 40% more per person on prescriptions than Canada, the next most expensive industrialized nation.
Tell Congress: Stand With the American People, Not the Pharmaceutical Industry!
Business  (tags: abuse, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, money, pharmaceuticals )

Kathy
- 1300 days ago - action.npa-us.org
Americans pay the highest prices for prescription drugs in the world. Last year alone, prescription drug costs in the United States increased by 12% and the top three pharmaceutical companies made $45 billion in profits.
Obama's Covert Trade Deal
Business  (tags: The Trans-Pacific Partnership, (TPP), trade and nontrade policies, extreme secrecy, congress excluded, Constitution, SOPA proponents, sweet deal for Wall St., pharmaceuticals, offshoring )

Judy
- 2145 days ago - nytimes.com
Why is the Obama administration keeping such tight wraps on the contents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership? The one exception to this wall of secrecy: a group of some 600 trade "advisers," dominated by representatives of big businesses, who enjoy...
Winning the Battle on GMOs in the United States
Business  (tags: GMO, GMOs, food industry, Center for Food Safety, genetically modified crops, pharmaceuticals, safety, engineered, GM )

Care For
- 3049 days ago - sott.net
Since 2002, U.S. activists - lead by CFS - have successfully stopped the commercialization of GM wheat, rice, alfalfa, sugar beets, bent grass and "biopharm" crops (crops that have been engineered to produce pharmaceutical drugs) and GM food animals,
Financial Times- Drug Groups to Reap Swine-Flu Billions
Business  (tags: business, pharmaceuticals, pandemic, swine flu, markets, tamiflu, finance )

Raffi
- 3558 days ago - ft.com
Some of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies are reaping billions of dollars in extra revenue amid global concern about the spread of swine flu. Analysts expect to see a boost in sales from GlaxoSmithKline, Roche and Sanofi-Aventis when the
Investors Are Cautious as Swine Flu Cases Increase
Business  (tags: business, money, dow jones, investing, marketing, pharmaceuticals, corporate )

Raffi
- 3643 days ago - sfgate.com
The swine flu gave Wall Street a reason to turn cautious. The Dow Jones industrial average gave up a midday recovery and retreated about 0.6 percent Monday as the swine flu's death count in Mexico grew to about 150 people from 100. There have been
U.S. Drug Companies Defrauded Medicare With Price Fixing Scheme, Rules Judge
Business  (tags: pharmaceuticals, medicare, court, price fixing )

Sc
- 4054 days ago - naturalnews.com:80
A federal judge has ruled that three pharmaceutical companies artificially marked up their prices in order to defraud Medicare and encourage doctors to prescribe their drugs over those of competitors. The decision came in a class-action lawsuit
   

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