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Canada Launches Lawsuit Against Bayer

Canadian law firm Diamond & Diamond has filed a class-action lawsuit against various makers of Roundup, including Bayer.1 Bayer acquired Monsanto, Roundup’s original maker, in 2018 for $ 63 billion and has been grappling with related lawsuits ever since. The Canadian class-action suit names more than 60 individuals as plaintiffs, but thousands more may have… Read More »

Health Canada warns against modifying vape pens amid two deaths, spreading illness in U.S.

Health Canada says people who vape should get medical attention right away if they’re worried their electronic cigarettes are harming them. The federal department says there is no sign in Canada of an affliction reported in as many as 25 American states that seems to be linked to vaping, but it is monitoring the situation.… Read More »

Clovis investors lose faith as Rubraca struggles against Big Pharma’s marketing giants

It’s no secret that Clovis Oncology is up against some serious marketing muscle in the PARP inhibitor arena. And investors are doubting the company’s ability to hang in there. Shareholders headed for the exits Thursday after Clovis reported that Rubraca sales tallied just $ 33 million in the second quarter, coming in $ 2 million… Read More »

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them.

A judicial ruling this month that will stop questionable stem-cell treatments at a clinic in Florida is widely seen as a warning to a flourishing industry that has attracted huge numbers of patients, who pay thousands of dollars for unproven, risky procedures. But with little regulatory oversight for the hundreds of clinics operating these lucrative… Read More »