Calif. High Court Snubs Price-Fixing Case Against Pfizer, Others

Law360, San Diego (November 29, 2012, 11:00 PM EST) -- The California Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to rehear a consolidated antitrust suit by a group of pharmacies accusing Pfizer Inc., GlaxoSmithKline PLC and other drugmakers of conspiring to inflate drug prices in the U.S. and keeping lower-priced Canadian drugs off the market.

The state’s high court — which had weighed in on the case once before, in 2010 — denied a petition for review by the owner of Clayworth Pharmacy. In August, a California appeals court had declined to revive the suit against more than...
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