VOTE – and – 12th State Sues Eli Lilly over Zyprexa!

VOTE – and – 12th State Sues Eli Lilly over Zyprexa!
President Bush’s New Freedom Commission recommended mental screening all of our American children.   Vote for  our new President today and also pass this Petition and Video Against TeenScreen to all of your associates: http://www.petitiononline.com/TScreen/petition.html  and  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfU9puZQKBY      
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 12 States have now sued Eli Lilly over Zyprexa: Alaska, Connecticut, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah and West Virginia.   See lawsuits, etc. here:  www.psychsearch.net/lawsuits.html    Associated PressMinnesota becomes the latest state to sue drug maker Eli Lilly over Zyprexa November 03, 2008NEW YORK (Associated Press) – Minnesota has joined a long line of states aiming to wrangle money from Eli Lilly and Co. with a lawsuit over the drugmaker’s top seller, the anti-psychotic Zyprexa.
The state attorney general’s office filed a complaint in federal court last week echoing claims of other lawsuits that say Lilly downplayed the drug’s side effects and marketed it for uses not approved by federal regulators.
Lilly has spent more than $1.1 billion since 2005 to settle product liability claims regarding the drug, which brought in more than $4.7 billion in revenue last year. It announced last month a $62 million settlement with 32 states and Washington, D.C., over Zyprexa marketing practices.
 
Minnesota was not part of that case but has been engaged in settlement talks, said Ben Wogsland, a spokesman for the attorney general’s office.
"We weren’t frankly … comfortable with the amount of money that was being offered to Minnesota, and we communicated that to the company and what our concerns were there," Wogsland said.
He declined to elaborate on the amount or the talks, citing their confidential nature. Minnesota spent more than $175 million through public health programs on Zyprexa prescriptions between 2000 and 2007. Wogsland said the lawsuit helps the state learn more about the drug’s impact on Minnesota through the discovery process.
Lilly’s Zyprexa legal woes also include an investigation by the U.S. attorney’s office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The company recorded a loss in the recently completed third quarter largely due to a $1.4 billion charge related to the investigation of Zyprexa marketing practices.
Lilly said late last month it was taking the charge because it was in advanced discussions with that U.S. attorney’s office over the investigation … 
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Also, thanx for signing my petitions, et al, please consider sharing them. Also, since Admin. of change.org aren't allowing me to invite people to do my actions lately and are switching my urls for my petitions so when I invite people off their site they can't get to the petition either (ergo 3 possible urls for each petition), here's a few of my latest actions; do as few or as many as you'd like (there are 3 linx for each petition because admin. switches between the 3 of them so people trying to sign the petition can‘t get to it): This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Haiti disaster anniversary, please, do what you can: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9033 This petition on change.org: Haiti disaster anniversary: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/haiti_disaster_anniversary_2?share_id=yIpWHEHxri&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/haiti_disaster_anniversary_2 http://www.change.org/petitions/view/haiti_disaster_anniversary_2   This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Green, Indigenous, Native American, etc., actions: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9026 This petition on change.org: Green, Indigenous, Native American, acts: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/green_indigenous_native_american_acts?share_id=NHvTtQadfP&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/green_indigenous,_native_american_acts http://www.change.org/petitions/view/green_indigenous,_native_american_acts   This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Art/Act: celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, holiday: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9024 This petition on change.org: Art/Act: celebrate Dr. M.L. King, Jr.'s holiday: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/artact_celebrate_dr_ml_king_jrs_holiday?share_id=QjOkAUGeBQ&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/art_act_celebrate_dr_ml_king_jr_s_holiday http://www.change.org/petitions/view/art_act_celebrate_dr_ml_king_jr_s_holiday   This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Green; NA; the evolution; Civil, Human, LP, Prisoner's Rights; Poverty; etc..: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9022 This petition on change.org: Economically empower through advocacy: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/economically_empower_through_advocacy?share_id=WZNqBQWcXE&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/economically_empower_through_advocacy http://www.change.org/petitions/view/economically_empower_throug
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