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Morning Roundup: April 29, 2013

By The Fix staff

Mexican journalists march against cartel attacks on the press, Egypt opens booze-free resort hotel, and Glee's Cory Monteith completes rehab. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 19, 2013

By The Fix staff

Big Pharma joins the fight against doping, Costa Rica boosts drug war efforts, and Dr. Drew responds to Mindy McCready's death. MORE  

Who Should Pay for Drug "Take-Back" Programs?

By McCarton Ackerman

Drug makers are challenging a new California law that would require distributers to fund take-back programs for unused meds. MORE  

Court Rules to Protect Off-Label Rx Drug Promotion

By McCarton Ackerman

A recent court overruling could make it harder for the government to police the marketing and selling of Rx drugs. MORE  

"Pharmerging Markets" Drive Rx Drug Growth

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Drug spending is expected to keep growing fast in countries like China, India and Brazil. MORE  

Big Pharma Lied About Another Pain Pill

By Jed Bickman

Sound familiar? This time, it's a subsidiary of Pfizer withholding safety evidence on arthritis drug Celebrex. MORE  

Fake Adderall Flooding Internet, Warns FDA

By Valerie Tejeda

Websites are peddling harmful fake versions of the ADHD drug, as demand rises. MORE  

Big Pharma Under Fire in Florida

By Carmela Kelly

Pharmacists in the Sunshine State claim that Cardinal Health cut off pain meds without warning.  DEA warns of "danger" to the public. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 7, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Casey Anthony's probation report says she's sober, Ukraine's winter death toll blamed on alcoholism, and Sony Pictures pays big for boozy Sundance movie, Smashed. MORE  

Why Big Pharma is Causing the Adderall Shortage

By Moe Tkacik

A widespread shortage of the ADD pill is driving a nation of Adderall users to distraction. Naturally, it all comes down to drug company profits. MORE  

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