Drug distributors in talks to settle opioid litigation for $18 billion: WSJ

(Reuters) – Three drug distributors are in talks with state and local governments to settle opioid litigation for $18 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people... Read more »

Missouri appeals court overturns $110 million Johnson & Johnson talc verdict

FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Missouri appeals court overturned a... Read more »

Gingers Unite: Ed Sheeran and Prince Harry promote mental health

LONDON (Reuters) – The doorbell rings to the tune of the British national anthem “God Save the Queen”, and Prince Harry opens the door to find Ed Sheeran on... Read more »

Bayer says another U.S. glyphosate trial is delayed

FILE PHOTO: Logo and flags of Bayer AG are pictured outside a plant of the German pharmaceutical and chemical maker in Wuppertal, Germany August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo... Read more »

Medical data breach puts details of a million New Zealanders at risk

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Nearly a million New Zealanders face the risk that their medical data has been accessed illegally after a cyber attack on the website of Tū Ora... Read more »

PRESS DIGEST – Wall Street Journal – Oct 2

Oct 2 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. –... Read more »

Johnson & Johnson settles Ohio lawsuits to avoid federal trial

(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said on Tuesday it will pay $20.4 million to settle claims by two Ohio counties, allowing the U.S. healthcare giant to avoid an... Read more »

RPT-UPDATE 1-India defends e-cigarette ban in court with attack on Juul

(Repeats story first published late on Tuesday) * India says Juul’s planned launch a reason to ban e-cigarettes * India suspects litigation against ban is proxy for Juul-lawyer *... Read more »

Ohio governor calls on lawmakers to ban flavored vaping products

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens as Ohio gubernatorial nominee and Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine speaks during a campaign rally in Cleveland, Ohio., U.S., November 5, 2018.... Read more »

Moroccan court jails journalist on abortion charge that she denies

RABAT (Reuters) – A Moroccan court on Monday sentenced a journalist to a year in prison for sex outside marriage and having an abortion, both of which she denied,... Read more »