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Mylan receives unconditional clearance on Perrigo acquisition

Mylan on Wednesday announced that it received unconditional clearance from the European Commission under the European Union Merger Regulation for its acquisition of Perrigo Co., an Irish international manufacturer of private-label over-the-counter pharmaceuticals.

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CHPA praises DXM Abuse Prevention Act

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association expressed support for the DXM Abuse Prevention Act, introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives by U.S. Reps. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, and Doris Matsui, D-Calif., on Wednesday.

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SLIDESHOW: Cardinal Health RBC 2015 - Customer Appreciation Night

Customer Appreciation Night: Through the Decades was a celebration of 25 years at RBC. With surprises around every corner, this celebration allowed customers to turn back time. The celebration included dinner, dessert and a "Through the Decades" show.

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Poll: Voters support generic drug transparency legislation

Voters from all political parties support sunshine legislation that would make promote transparency in generic prescription drug payments by pharmacy benefit manager corporations, according to a national survey from the National Community Pharmacists Association released Tuesday.

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Sandoz introduces generic Pulmicort Respules

Sandoz on Tuesday announced the launch of a generic version of AstraZeneca’s Pulmicort Respules (budesonide inhalation suspension) in 1-mg strength. Sandoz expects to have 180-day generic drug marketing exclusivity for the 1-mg strength.

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NACDS comments on managed care in Medicaid, CHIP

The National Association of Chain Stores commented this week on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ proposed regulations guiding the use of managed care in Medicaid and in the Children’s Health Insurance Program.