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...

Actavis to spend $66B on Allergan

...finally end a months-long takeover battle waged by Valeant Pharmaceuticals for the Botox maker.Actavis said Monday that it will...valued at about $53 billion and made last spring by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and the hedge fund Pershing Square...

Deal, GRU sign marijuana oil deal

...Georgia Regents University and GW Pharmaceuticals signed a memorandum of understanding...together on this," he said.GW Pharmaceuticals earlier this month announced it had...possibility for other collaborations with GW Pharmaceuticals, which is scheduled to visit GRU...

Health care M&A leads global deal surge

...providers, says Ashtyn Evans, pharmaceutical and biotech analyst with...4 billion for Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. to combine that company's...table.Some big, U.S. pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device...investing in small biotech and pharmaceutical companies needing billions...

GRU hosts hearing of evidence for clinical trials of cannabidiol oil use

...and very low in tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that produces a high.GW Pharmaceuticals of London has already created a drug out of highly purified cannabidiol. The company has an agreement with GRU...

Biz Bits

...deal in UK filingsLONDON - Pfizer Inc. wants to allay concerns over its proposed $106 billion takeover offer of pharmaceuticals firm AstraZeneca, insisting that its promises will be legally binding.In a memo Monday to two U.K. parliamentary...

Valeant to buy Bausch + Lomb

Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals said Monday that it will pay $8.7 billion to buy Bausch...It will keep its name and become a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., which is based in Laval, Quebec...

Don't surrender med info

...physician admitted that this system was given to them by a pharmaceutical firm who gave it to them to make it easier for them...private data into the hands of the government and big pharmaceutical firms.Robert H. RihlAugusta

Public rarely sees test results

...drinking water, and that 63 pharmaceuticals or byproducts had been...contaminants, including pharmaceuticals. While they found minute...public disclosure when pharmaceutical contamination is discovered...experts who have detected pharmaceuticals in drinking water but would...

Vincent Sheheen accuses Nikki Haley of pay-to-play

...inflating her job creation record. It also accused her of taking campaign donations from Florida-based Nephron Pharmaceuticals and using the company's jet to travel to fundraisers in 2011. Nephron announced a $313 million plant with plans...