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Georgia budget focus includes Medicaid growth

...that price for their Medicaid programs that could reach 40 percent.The Georgia Medicaid program has covered these pharmaceuticals for more than 1,000 patients over the past three years, and projects more than 400 new patients to qualify for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-31/georgia-budget-focus-inc
Valeant to spend about $1B on maker of women's libido drug

...WASHINGTON - Valeant Pharmaceuticals will pay about...cash to buy Sprout Pharmaceuticals, the maker of...world's biggest pharmaceutical companies tried...drugmaker, Slate Pharmaceuticals, which marketed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-20/valeant-spend-about-1b-mak
North Augusta pharmaceutical supplier expanding again

A pharmaceutical supplier in North Augusta is adding 100 jobs over the next five...which are amino acid chains that are used as active ingredients for pharmaceuticals. Between its North Augusta and Shanghai plants, it already employs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-19/north-augusta-pharmaceutic
Generic drug leader Teva acquires Allergan unit

JERUSALEM - Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Indus tries is purchasing Allergan's generic pharmaceuticals business for $40.5 billion...enhance its "global-branded pharmaceutical business and strengthen our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/generic-drug-leader-teva-a
FDA approves first pill aimed at boosting female libido

...women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster...improvement, notes the FDA release.Sprout Pharmaceutical's drug is intended to treat women...other side, safety advocates and pharmaceutical critics warn that Addyi is a problem-prone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-19/fda-approves-first-pill-aime
Judge dismisses Georgia death row inmate's lawsuit filed in the wake of execution drug problem

...asking whether the state is prepared to resume executions.Corrections officials in April released a sworn statement from a pharmaceutical expert saying the most likely cause of the appearance of solid chunks in the lethal injection drug intended for Gissendaner's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-10/judge-dismisses-georgi
Mega-merger would bolster Blue Cross in Georgia

...in order to cut costs and increase their clout in negotiations with medical providers and for better pricing on pharmaceuticals.The Anthem deal ignited immediate concerns from medical groups in Georgia.The Medical Association of Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/mega-merger-would-bolster-
NFL's first fulltime female official prefers to avoid spotlight

...All of her colleagues were doing the same thing Friday in what amounts to the unofficial end of their off-season. The pharmaceutical representative and mother of three was just another one of the guys, which is how she hopes coaches and players see her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-17/nfls-first-fulltime-female-of
Upcoming calendar

...and other reliable web pages such as those from professional medical associations and advocacy groups; sites devoted to pharmaceutical information for consumers, drug-interaction databases and herbal information; presented by Kim Mears; free; guides...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-08-03/upcoming-calenda
Cannabis oil clinical trial at Georgia Regents University might not be only option

...progress in getting clinical trials started on a drug from GW Pharmaceuticals called Epidiolex that is a highly purified form of cannabidiol...bearing all the infrastructure costs normally borne by a pharmaceutical company or other sponsor, he said.Cannabis oil is being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-12/cannabis-oil-clinical-trial-