Utah sends employees to Mexico for lower prescription prices

Business Feb 10, 2020

Utah sends employees to Mexico for lower prescription prices

Ann Lovell had never owned a passport before last year. Now, the 62-year-old teacher is a frequent flier, traveling every few months to Tijuana, Mexico, to buy medication for rheumatoid arthritis — with tickets paid for by the state of Utah's public insurer. Lovell is ...

Juul bulks up science staff as FDA vaping deadline looms

Business Feb 6, 2020

Juul bulks up science staff as FDA vaping deadline looms

Juul Labs Inc. has hired former Food and Drug Administration employees and is recruiting more researchers as it prepares for a crucial regulatory hurdle that will determine the future of the top U.S. e-cigarette maker. The company and its peers must submit applications to the ...

Novartis says it knew of Zolgensma data problems before U.S. approval

Business Aug 8, 2019

Novartis says it knew of Zolgensma data problems before U.S. approval

Swiss Drugmaker Novartis AG on Wednesday said it knew about discrepancies in data it submitted to regulators as it sought approval of its more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma, but delayed notifying authorities until it completed an internal investigation. Novartis faces possible civil or ...