Oct 30- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said it received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice in the third quarter related to its marketed medicines, seeking documents related primarily to its "good laboratory practices" in a bioanalytical lab. Separately, drugmaker Mylan NV and drugstore chain CVS Health Corp said in their quarterly filings that they had...» Read More
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Mark Fisher, MBF Clearing Corp. chairman, shares his favorite stock in the biotech space.
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Intercept Pharmaceuticals CEO Mark Pruzanski, provides insight to his company's efforts to tackle NASH, or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, saying over 10 percent of the U.S. population is thought to have NASH. Pruzanski also weighs in on being a public company.
Discussing warning signs from Dendreon, and other worrisome companies, with Les Funtleyder, E Square Asset Management.
Joseph Pantginis, Roth Capital, has been negative on Dendreon for a long time, ahead of the drugmaker's bankruptcy protection filing.
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Drug companies may be looking for legal protection amid a massive demand for Ebola vaccines, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
Walgreen's former CFO sued the drugstore operator, alleging executives defamed him in news reports that blamed him for errors in its forecast.
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CNBC's Kate Rogers reports from the East Coast Cannabis Business Expo, on one pot entrepreneur taking CBD, which is an extract of the hemp plant, and putting it in pet food.
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CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on the uphill battle facing potpreneurs.