Big Pharma

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Big Phar·ma

n. Informal
The pharmaceutical industry.

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Global Big Pharma Partnering Terms and Agreements 2014 to 2019 report provides a detailed understanding and analysis of how and why companies enter Big Pharma partnering deals.
The strongest endorsement of Moderna (MRNA) and Translate Bio (TBIO) may have come from Big Pharma, with Astrazeneca (AZN) among the largest shareholders of the former and Merck (MRK) having two sperate drug-development deals with the company, Josh Nathan-Kazis writes in this week's edition of Barron's.
Tauzin of Louisiana and was written by Big Pharma. It did two things to protect the profitability of the branded drug manufacturers.
Many of us in the CAF who are not "pot heads" feel that this public display of big pharma pot to the public sends the wrong message to Canadians and the world.
The report 'Pharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Market by Service (Pharmaceutical, Biologics, Active Pharma Ingredients, Tablet, Capsule, Parenteral, Oral Liquid), End User (Big Pharma, Small Pharma, Generic Pharma, CRO) - Global Forecast to 2024', is expected to reach USD 126.6 billion by 2024 from USD 90.0 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 7.1%.
The big pharma firms should be working to unpick the addictive qualities of these drugs, or maybe their shareholders would object to this?
American big pharma corporations can't wait to get their greedy hands on our NHS.
Perhaps we can hope Washington will finally hold Big Pharma accountable for price-gouging the American people.
We are moving back to that, away from Big Pharma and FDA, into the more natural plants that cure and heal us.
Since big pharma is not making money on this and big alcohol will lose money, the stall to legalize [marijuana] is nothing more than greed.
Conspiracy theories about Big Pharma abound, invariably centred on allegations that the big companies which dominate the medical drugs market operate for sinister purposes and against the public good.