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EU to implement controversial drug manufacturing legislation

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The EU Wednesday released a draft of its proposed overhaul of drug manufacturing laws. The changes have caused controversy among manufacturers, with some stating they will leave the region if the laws take effect. However, the changes sparked some pushback from the drug manufacturing industry.

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City of Buffalo sues gun manufacturers for fueling gun violence

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The City of Buffalo, New York Tuesday filed a complaint against major gun manufacturers for fueling gun violence through their business practices. The complaint identifies the gun manufacturers as “ghost gun defendants.” The case is in the Supreme Court for the State of New York in Erie County.

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France top court upholds charges of crimes against humanity against manufacturing company

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France’s highest court dismissed an appeal Tuesday from Lafarge, a French building materials manufacturer, seeking to drop charges of complicity in crimes against humanity. The post France top court upholds charges of crimes against humanity against manufacturing company appeared first on JURIST - News.

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US federal judge dismisses Mexico’s $10 billion lawsuit against US gun manufacturers

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A federal judge in Boston Friday dismissed the Mexican government’s $10 billion lawsuit against major US gun manufacturers that sought to hold them responsible for illegal trafficking of guns into Mexico. A victory for US gun manufacturers, the decision by Chief Judge F.

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Canada imposes new sanctions against Iran drone manufacturers, human rights violators

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The new sanctions add two weapons manufacturing companies and six individuals to the list of regime supporters sanctioned under Canada’s Special Economic Measures (Iran) Regulations. ” Canada’s new sanctions also target two Iranian weapons manufacturing companies: Shahed Aviation Industries and Qods Aviation Industries.

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Opioid manufacturers and San Francisco reach $58M settlement

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San Francisco alleged that pharmaceutical manufacturers such as Teva and AbbVie’s Allergan “fueled a widespread surge of opioid-related addiction and overdoes in San Francisco, creating an ongoing public nuisance in the region.” Walgreens is expected to appear in court to defend against the city’s claims.

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Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad leads Yazidi-Americans in lawsuit against French cement manufacturer

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the world’s largest cement manufacturer, pleaded guilty in a New York federal court for paying $5.92 ” The post Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad leads Yazidi-Americans in lawsuit against French cement manufacturer appeared first on JURIST - News. In 2022, French conglomerate Lafarge S.A.,