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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Court: Corporations 'Pay to delay' generic drugs can be illegal

Deals between pharmaceutical corporations and their generic drug competitors, which government officials say keep cheaper forms of medicine off the market, can sometimes be illegal and therefore can be challenged in court, the Supreme Court said Monday.

The justices voted 5-3 to allow the government to inspect and challenge what it calls "pay-for-delay" deals or "reverse payment settlements."

Drug companies wanted the court to immunize their agreements from possible antitrust attack in court. But "this court's precedents make clear that patent-related settlement agreements can sometimes violate antitrust law," said Justice Stephen Breyer, who wrote the court's opinion.  - Yahoo! Finance

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