The Coalition Against Bayer pharmaceuticals (CBG) announces that Bayer and Baxter settled a mulit-million dollar compensation suit with hemophiliacs in 22 countries who were victims, infected with HIV or hepatitis C having been infused with tainted blood plasma products in the 1980s. In 2003, The New York Times reported that a division of Bayer pharmaceutical…

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There is no evidence to indicate that children have been the beneficiaries of the Pediatric Exclusivity Provision of FDAMA (enacted in 1998): there is evidence that pharmaceutical companies have increased their profits from the legislation by at least $14 billion.  

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In December, 2009, Bloomberg News published an investigative report by David Evans reported, "Big Pharma’s Crime Spree"   documenting major court settlements: "Pfizer, Eli Lilly & Co., Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and four other drug companies have paid a total of $7 billion in fines and penalties. Six of the companies admitted in court that they…

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Rather than having a deterrent effect, the number of Big Pharma high profile criminal settlements is increasing and the settlements are getting bigger.

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