Drug Trafficking / Narcotics

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims

Published 26/05/2019

BOSTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days [more…]

Teva Pharm CFO says company did not conspire to fix prices

Teva Pharm CFO says company did not conspire to fix prices

Published 12/05/2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries’ chief financial officer on Sunday reiterated that the company has done nothing wrong in the wake of a price-fixing [more…]

U.S. states accuse Teva, other drugmakers, of price-fixing: lawsuit

U.S. states accuse Teva, other drugmakers, of price-fixing: lawsuit

Published 12/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. states filed a lawsuit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of orchestrating a sweeping scheme with 19 other drug companies to inflate [more…]

Trade frictions raise questions about China’s fentanyl promise

Trade frictions raise questions about China’s fentanyl promise

Published 11/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China has pledged to stem a flood of the synthetic opioid fentanyl onto America’s streets, where it kills thousands of people a [more…]

Motley Crue rock biopic: a tale of success, excess and ants

Motley Crue rock biopic: a tale of success, excess and ants

Published 01/03/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll: a new movie about the antics of 1980s metal hellraisers Motley Crue, a band known as [more…]

Trump says may extend March 1 deadline for China trade deal

Trump says may extend March 1 deadline for China trade deal

Published 15/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he may extend a March 1 deadline for reaching a trade deal with China while [more…]

Israeli cabinet approves law to allow medical cannabis exports

Israeli cabinet approves law to allow medical cannabis exports

Published 27/01/2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s cabinet approved on Sunday a law to allow exports of medical cannabis in a move expected to boost state revenues and [more…]

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Published 14/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence given [more…]

House Democrats to test Republicans on Trump’s wall demand

House Democrats to test Republicans on Trump’s wall demand

Published 09/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As a partial U.S. government shutdown neared the three-week mark, Democrats on Wednesday were set to test Republicans’ resolve in backing President [more…]

In Oval Office speech, Trump demands a wall but does not declare…

In Oval Office speech, Trump demands a wall but does not declare…

Published 09/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump urged Congress in a televised speech on Tuesday to give him $5.7 billion this year to help build a [more…]