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Cannabis oil clinical trial at Georgia Regents University might not be only option

...Serious Medical Conditions met at GRU to hear about progress in getting clinical trials started on a drug from GW Pharmaceuticals called Epidiolex that is a highly purified form of cannabidiol, one of the main active compounds in marijuana...

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

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-12/biz-bits
Public rarely sees test results

When water providers find pharmaceuticals in drinking water, they rarely...Agency list. And there are no pharmaceuticals on the EPA list. In Philadelphia...million users that traces of 56 pharmaceuticals or their byproducts -- like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/11/met_190508.shtml
Metro
Local firm raises $5 million

...stock sale. The company, Accelerated Pharmaceuticals Inc., announced Thursday it has...said W. Price Dunaway, Accelerated Pharmaceuticals' president and CEO. "Right now...medical applications. Accelerated Pharmaceuticals' core technology is based on three-dimensional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/30/met_260280.shtml
Metro
Corporate deals appetite hits 5-year high

...growth through acquisitions.But deals are being struck across all sectors this year, including in technology, pharmaceuticals, health care and food, where Heinz recently said it will buy Kraft for $45 billion.The appetite for deal-making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-13/corporate-deals-appetite-h
Indian drugmaker recalls generic Lipitor doses

TRENTON, N.J. - Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled dozens of lots of its generic version...generic from Lipitor maker Pfizer Inc. and partner Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. went on sale on Dec. 1. With competition so limited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-23/indian-drugmaker-recalls-g
No testing done for drug residue

...Augusta and Columbia County don't test drinking water for pharmaceuticals, but screenings are routine for many contaminants. Columbia...conducted for contaminants most likely to occur in this area. Pharmaceuticals aren't on the list of substances to test for, but many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-03-10/no-testing-done-drug-residue
Monsanto merger canceled

...off a $33 billion deal Tuesday that would have been the pharmaceuticals industry's biggest merger yet. A two-paragraph announcement...Louis-based Monsanto also makes Roundup herbicide and pharmaceuticals. American Home Products, one of the world's largest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/14/bus_241811.shtml
Business
SmithKline Beecham, Incyte form genetics venture

NEW YORK - SmithKline Beecham and Incyte Pharmaceuticals Inc. have teamed up to create a new company to market genetic testing products designed to tailor medicine to the user. The joint...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/04/tec_214145.shtml
XXX Technology
Pharmaceutical Deal

...Inc. has inked a revenue-sharing agreement with eNOS Pharmaceuticals Inc. that allows the Cambridge, Mass.-based company...licensed its patented discovery to Massachusetts-based eNOS Pharmaceuticals Inc., which is developing a statin drug with enhanced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/08/bus_324842.shtml
Business