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Federal prosecutors launch Alnylam marketing probe, demanding Onpattro documents

Busy launching several new drugs, RNA biotech Alnylam posted a big revenue increase in 2020—and it expects more growth in 2021, partly thanks to its top-selling Onpattro drug. But now the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating its marketing practices for that very product.  The U.S. Department of Justice subpoenaed the biotech last week, demanding documents that detail its Onpattro marketing… Read More »

Rep. Jim Clyburn says probe of federal vaccine deals will look into indications of ‘insider stuff’

Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., Friday on CNBC hinted that there could be illegal activity behind the Trump administration’s backing of a number of pharmaceutical companies’ Covid-19 vaccine developments. “We see some things that indicate that there may be some insider stuff going on that’s benefiting one or two people without regard to what we’re really… Read More »

Federal prosecutors open criminal probe of opioid makers and distributors, report says

This illustration image shows tablets of opioid painkiller Oxycodon delivered on medical prescription taken in Washington, DC. Eric Baradat | AFP | Getty Images Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn have opened a criminal probe of opioid manufacturers and distributors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.  Companies including Teva, McKesson, Mallinckrodt, AmerisourceBergen, Johnson & Johnson and Amneal… Read More »

Federal prosecutors in California reportedly open criminal probe of vaping company Juul

Juul brand vaping pens are seen for sale in a shop in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., February 6, 2019. Mike Segar | Reuters Federal prosecutors in California are conducting a criminal probe into e-cigarette maker Juul, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The probe, by the U.S. attorney’s office of the… Read More »