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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-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-17/actavis-spend-66b-allergan
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-24/health-care-ma-leads-globa
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
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

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-07/dont-surrender-med-info
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/11/met_190508.shtml
Metro
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-20/vincent-shehee
Local firm raises $5 million

...Price Dunaway, Accelerated Pharmaceuticals' president and CEO...applications. Accelerated Pharmaceuticals' core technology is based...biological effects of a given pharmaceutical compound on the human body...equipment. Accelerated Pharmaceuticals said its technology will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/30/met_260280.shtml
Metro
Businesses with name 'Isis' fight bad brand image

...perceived."More established brands that don't deal directly with consumers may not take as much of a hit. Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. has no plans to change a brand it has built over 25 years. The California company develops drugs and then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-03/businesses-name-isis-fight
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