Novartis, Lilly Rebut Indian Lawmakers' Collusion Claims

Law360, New York (May 10, 2012, 10:28 PM EDT) -- Pharmaceutical giants Novartis AG and Eli Lilly & Co. on Thursday fired back at a report issued by Indian legislators accusing the country's drug regulator of colluding with several pharmaceutical companies to approve drugs that had not been tested in India.

The report, submitted Tuesday by the Committee on Health and Family Welfare in the Indian Parliament's upper house, takes aim at the Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation for allegedly signing off on drugs that had not been tested on Indian patients, despite a law requiring...
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