Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. The company was created through the combination of Walgreens and Alliance Boots in December 2014, bringing together two leading companies with iconic brands, complementary geographic footprints, shared values and a heritage of trusted health care services through pharmaceutical wholesaling and community pharmacy care, dating back more than 100 years.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Bausch Health, Assertio Therapeutics, Lupin Limited | December 03, 2019

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Three pharmacy chains, including Walgreens Boots Alliance, have filed a lawsuit against drugmakers Bausch Health Inc, Assertio Therapeutics and Lupin Ltd, seeking damages for overcharging for Bausch’s diabetes drug Glumetza. The lawsuit, filed on Monday, alleges that Assertio and Lupin struck a deal with units of Bausch to delay the entry of their generic versions of Glumetza and allowed the companies to maintain a monopoly in the sale of the branded drug and its generic copies. Bausch, As...

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GROUND-BREAKING COLLABORATION TO OFFER NEW HEART DISEASE DRUG TO NHS PATIENTS

Pharmacy Business | January 14, 2020

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The government on Monday announced a collaboration with Novartis to launch a clinical trial for ‘yet to be approved’ drug inclisiran. The drug could benefit thousands of patients at risk of heart disease in coming years. The ground-breaking collaboration includes Novartis, NHS England and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Oxford University. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) expects this to position the UK as a world-leading destination to develop cut...

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POLL: UTAH VOTERS BACK CAP ON CO-PAYS FOR INSULIN PRESCRIPTIONS

Public News Service | January 14, 2020

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The skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs has become a bipartisan issue among voters, and Utahns overwhelmingly back a plan to help diabetics overcome the cost of life-saving insulin. A new poll from UtahPolicy.com Y-2 Analytics finds 4 out of 5 registered voters would support legislation to cap out-of-pocket costs for insulin. The idea mirrors a bill passed in Colorado in 2019 to limit a patient's out-of-pocket costs for insulin, a hormone critical to diabetics for controlling their blood...

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ROCHE AND ILLUMINA FORGE GENOMICS ALLIANCE FOR CANCER TESTING

pharma news | January 14, 2020

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Roche missed out on acquiring next-generation sequencing (NGS) specialist Illumina via a hostile takeover a few years back, but has compensated for that with a 15-year alliance focusing on cancer genomics. The new deal comes after Illumina called off a $1.2 billion merger agreement with another NGS player – Pacific Biosciences or PacBio – after concluding it would be unlikely to make it past antitrust regulators in the US and UK. Illumina is thought to have around 80% of the DNA sequ...

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PHARMACY CHAINS SUE BAUSCH HEALTH, OTHER DRUGMAKERS FOR OVERCHARGING FOR DIABETES DRUG

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Bausch Health, Assertio Therapeutics, Lupin Limited | December 03, 2019

Three pharmacy chains, including Walgreens Boots Alliance, have filed a lawsuit against drugmakers Bausch Health Inc, Assertio Therapeutics and Lupin Ltd, seeking damages for overcharging for Bausch’s diabetes drug Glumetza. The lawsuit, filed on Monday, alleges that Assertio and Lupin struck a deal with units of Bausch to delay the entry of their generic versions of Glumetza and allowed the companies to maintain a monopoly in the sale of the branded drug and its generic copies. Bausch, As...

Read More
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GROUND-BREAKING COLLABORATION TO OFFER NEW HEART DISEASE DRUG TO NHS PATIENTS

Pharmacy Business | January 14, 2020

The government on Monday announced a collaboration with Novartis to launch a clinical trial for ‘yet to be approved’ drug inclisiran. The drug could benefit thousands of patients at risk of heart disease in coming years. The ground-breaking collaboration includes Novartis, NHS England and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Oxford University. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) expects this to position the UK as a world-leading destination to develop cut...

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POLL: UTAH VOTERS BACK CAP ON CO-PAYS FOR INSULIN PRESCRIPTIONS

Public News Service | January 14, 2020

The skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs has become a bipartisan issue among voters, and Utahns overwhelmingly back a plan to help diabetics overcome the cost of life-saving insulin. A new poll from UtahPolicy.com Y-2 Analytics finds 4 out of 5 registered voters would support legislation to cap out-of-pocket costs for insulin. The idea mirrors a bill passed in Colorado in 2019 to limit a patient's out-of-pocket costs for insulin, a hormone critical to diabetics for controlling their blood...

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ROCHE AND ILLUMINA FORGE GENOMICS ALLIANCE FOR CANCER TESTING

pharma news | January 14, 2020

Roche missed out on acquiring next-generation sequencing (NGS) specialist Illumina via a hostile takeover a few years back, but has compensated for that with a 15-year alliance focusing on cancer genomics. The new deal comes after Illumina called off a $1.2 billion merger agreement with another NGS player – Pacific Biosciences or PacBio – after concluding it would be unlikely to make it past antitrust regulators in the US and UK. Illumina is thought to have around 80% of the DNA sequ...

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