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Retailers accuse Pfizer of delaying generic drugs

TRENTON, N.J. — Five large drug and grocery chains are suing Pfizer Inc. and a second drugmaker, alleging they conspired to delay sales of cheap generic versions of the blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor. Lipitor, the world’s top-selling drug ever, had ...

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Different standards for name-brand, generic drugs (access required)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court decision late last month that state-law failure-to-warn claims against generic drug makers are preempted by federal law — handed down just two years after the Court held that brand-name drug makers could face such suits ...

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Generic drug makers argue for federal pre-emption (access required)

WASHINGTON — Two years after the Supreme Court ruled that state law failure-to-warn claims against brand-name drug makers are not automatically pre-empted by federal law, the justices are considering whether that same rule applies to generic drug makers. The generics ...

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