Johnson & Johnson

 In this Aug. 26, 2019 file photo, Judge Thad Balkman reads a summary of his decision in the opioid trial at the Cleveland County Courthouse in Norman, Okla.
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AP News
November 15, 2019 - 3:43 pm
An Oklahoma judge who last summer ordered consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis on Friday reduced that amount by $107 million in a final order he issued in the case.
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Summit county executive Ilene Shapiro speaks to the media outside the U.S. Federal courthouse, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Cleveland.
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AP News
October 21, 2019 - 10:04 am
The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker reached an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement over the toll of the opioids in two Ohio counties, averting what would have been the first federal trial over the crisis. The settlement was announced just hours before the trial was...
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People walk along a corridor at the headquarters of Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, N.J.
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AP News
October 18, 2019 - 3:09 pm
Johnson & Johnson on Friday recalled a single batch of its baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online.
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FILE - In this July 30, 2013, file photo, people walk along a corridor at the headquarters of Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, N.J.
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AP News
October 08, 2019 - 9:23 pm
A Philadelphia jury on Tuesday awarded $8 billion in punitive damages against Johnson & Johnson and one if its subsidiaries over a drug the companies made that the plaintiff's attorneys say is linked to the abnormal growth of female breast tissue in boys.
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Oklahoma judge rules against drugmaker, orders $572M payment
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AP News
August 26, 2019 - 4:50 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million to clean up the problem. Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman's ruling followed the first state...
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In this July 10, 2018, file photo bottles of medicine ride on a belt at a mail-in pharmacy warehouse in Florence, N.J.
Julio Cortez/AP Photo, File
August 19, 2019 - 5:01 pm
By Linda A. Johnson and Nicky Forster, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to, according to an Associated Press analysis. After years of frequent list price hikes, many...
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Johnson & Johnson products, in Philadelphia
Matt Rourke/AP Photo, File
April 16, 2019 - 8:37 am
By Linda A. Johnson, AP Medical Writer Lower sales overseas and higher costs for research and litigation pushed Johnson & Johnson's first-quarter profit down 14%, but the health care giant still beat profit and revenue expectations. The maker of Tylenol and psoriasis drug Stelara on Tuesday...
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This undated product image provided by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. shows Xarelto. Johnson & Johnson says it will start giving the list price of its prescription drugs in television ads.
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. via AP
February 07, 2019 - 9:50 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson said Thursday it will start giving the list price of its prescription drugs in television ads. The company would be the first drugmaker to take that step. The health care giant will begin with its popular blood thinner, Xarelto, said Scott White, head of J...
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baby powder
Dreamstime
December 26, 2018 - 1:51 pm
By Swati Gupta, CNN (CNN) -- Keeping up with the furor that has followed Johnson & Johnson, India's drug regulators have been collecting new test samples of baby powder. The company has been facing allegations of asbestos contamination in its talcum powder. A Reuters report published about two...
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Dreamstime
December 14, 2018 - 2:40 pm
CBS NEWS --- Johnson & Johnson has for decades known its raw talc and finished powders at times tested positive for small quantities of asbestos, with the company's doctors and lawyers vexed by the findings but failing to alert regulators or consumers, according to a Reuters story published...
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