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Commentary: Healthcare Reform is Ruled Constitutional
By Jill Wechsler
In a 5–4 vote, the Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.
GSK Agrees to $3 Billion Settlement with Justice Department
By Amy Ritter
GlaxoSmithKline has agreed to plead guilty and pay $3 billion to resolve criminal and civil liability resulting from unlawful promotion of certain drugs, failure to report safety data, and alleged false price reporting practices.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Agrees to Acquire Amylin for $5.3 Billion
By Patricia Van Arnum
Bristol-Myers Squibb has agreed to acquire the biopharmaceutical company Amylin Pharmaceuticals for a purchase price of $5.3 billion and an additional $1.7 billion for assuming Amylin's net debt and a contractual payment obligation to Eli Lilly based on Amylin's recently terminated agreement with Eli Lilly over the diabetes drug exenatide.
FDA Issues Draft Guidance on OTC Products that Contain Acetaminophen
By Susan Haigney
FDA has issued a draft guidance on the labeling of OTC products that contain acetaminophen. The draft guidance would give manufacturers an alternative option to properly clarify the risk of liver damage in OTC acetaminophen-containing products.
Week of July 2, 2012: GSK Extends Deadline for Tender Offer to Acquire Human Genome Services; Sartorius Opens New Filter, Aseptic-Bag Production Facility in Puerto Rico; and More
GSK Extends Deadline for Tender Offer to Acquire Human Genome Services; Sartorius Opens New Filter, Aseptic-Bag Production Facility in Puerto Rico; and More.

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