GSK Takes Avandia Marketing Battle To Supreme Court

By Mike LaSusa (July 2, 2020, 6:59 PM EDT) -- GlaxoSmithKline is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to upend a Third Circuit ruling in a case over the marketing of the diabetes medication Avandia, saying the appeals court had taken an "impossibly capricious view" of the drug company's duty to provide information to regulators.

In a petition filed June 26 and docketed July 1, GSK told the nation's highest court that the ruling handed down in December by the Third Circuit had misconstrued the requirements of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

GSK argued it had "fully informed" the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about a proposed labeling change for...

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