Tag Archives: European Union
By editortest | Published: June 12, 2014
Pressure is mounting on European legislators to introduce tighter regulations at both the European Union (EU) and national levels on the potentially harmful impact of pharmaceuticals on the environment. Politicians, environmentalists and even medicines regulators are calling for action in the face of increasing evidence that pharmaceutical chemicals used through the whole lifecycle of medicines […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: June 2, 2014
By Peter O’ Donnell, Applied Clinical Trials. A European bid to impose additional limits on research involving human embryos has been defeated. European Union officials decided last week (May 28) that there was no need to introduce new legislation in this area, since it is already regulated, and the existing policy received endorsement from the […]
By Pharm Exec | Published: April 3, 2014
The European Parliament yesterday voted towards the adoption of the new Clinical Trials Regulation, which removes the legal framework for pharma to not publish its data by stating that information from trial study reports should not be considered commercially confidential.
By Reflector | Published: March 10, 2014
The plan to accelerate generic pricing and reimbursement has become another tragic European casualty, writes Brussels correspondent Reflector.
By Guest Blogger | Published: February 13, 2014
As the United Kingdom debate about whether to stay in the European Union becomes more bitter and intense, an insight into how EU membership impacts on medicines and pharmaceuticals has appeared from a British politician who was until recently the UK Government Adviser on Life Sciences, George Freeman. His view—which is less than rosy—is worth […]