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The ACCC has launched a review into the proposed merger of Arrow and Apotex Early last month, Arrow Pharmaceuticals and Apotex announced a proposed merger of their Australian and New …

Pharmacists, manufacturers and wholesalers have been cleared by the ACCC after being accused of hiking up prices of low-dose codeine following the upschedule Based on reports of consumer anger over increased …

ACCC loses its appeal against a ruling rejecting a case over Pfizer’s steps to secure pharmacy business     The Federal Court of Australia has rejected an appeal by the Australian Competition …

A Federal Court has found Heinz made a false or misleading representation to consumers about its Little Kids Shredz products In June 2016, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (the …

Two drugs have been causing debate this week: cannabis and, predictably, codeine A group of doctors wrote to the Medical Journal of Australia on behalf of the Royal Australasian College …

Anger over the increased price of low-dose codeine is growing – and pharmacists are in the firing line Pharmacy Guild NSW Branch president David Heffernan has hit back at claims …

GSK says it’s disappointed after the ACCC announced it was taking it and Novartis to court over alleged misleading representations The ACCC announced that it has instituted proceedings in the …

A public health advocate has lodged a complaint against Chemist Warehouse’s AFL Grand Final Promotion Associate Professor Ken Harvey from Monash University has lodged a complaint with the TGA, AHPRA …

New rules come into force tomorrow regarding payment surcharges From 1 September 2017, every business across Australia will be banned from charging customers excessive surcharges for using certain types of …

Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle a class action over its Nurofen range Bannister Law announced that it has reached an agreement with Reckitt Benckiser over …

Three e-cigarette companies are to pay penalties in a world-first action The Federal Court has ordered three online e-cigarette retailers – The Joystick Company Pty Ltd, Social-Lites Pty Ltd and …

An Auspharm forum member writes: “After the big fine they have pulled the targeted pain relief range of Nurofen and now they are discontinuing from 30/4/17 Optrex Itchy and the …