from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See West Germany.


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  • The U.S. operation was then merged into SmithKline's U.S. business, which agreed to pay the Swiss company $13.5 billion over seven years as compensation.

    GlaxoSmithKline, IRS Tangle in Tax Court

  • This was a full 12 months after the agency had denied SmithKline's proposal.

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Time for CDC to Come Clean

  • However, in November, CDC mysteriously sent a letter back rejecting SmithKline's offer.

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Time for CDC to Come Clean

  • Had CDC accepted SmithKline's offer, it could have immediately reduced the mercury exposures to vaccinated six-month-old children by 40%.

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Time for CDC to Come Clean

  • SmithKline's former top executive, Jean-Pierre Garnier, who was Glaxo's CEO until last month, said in a 2006 deposition in a lawsuit that the original data given to the FDA shouldn't have included some of the placebo patients.

    Glaxo Attracts Questions

  • In testimony to the House in 2007, Dr. Buse said he was characterized as a "liar" and threatened with a lawsuit if SmithKline's stock dropped because of his statements about Avandia's possible dangers.

    Doctors Claim Glaxo Dismissed Worries on Avandia

  • The vaccines currently available, like Merck's Gardasil and Glaxo SmithKline's Cervarix, have only been tested for their effectiveness against the viruses that lead to cervical, vulvar and anal cancers.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • They didn't have to face the fact that they were also hurting American industry by removing an inexpensive raw material for making (at the time) textiles, paper, vegetable oil, fuel, and pharmaceutical drugs (like SmithKline's "American Cannabis" tincture) out of the supply chain.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Sept. 28, 2005) (pdf), a long opinion approving a class action settlement (with a consumer component based on consumer loss due to SmithKline's patent activities that increased the price of Relafen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) but with an appendix decrying the rise of settlements and the corresponding demise of the jury trial.

    Judicial introspection on class action settlements


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