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Say NO to Novartis!

March 19, 2012

Novartis, the Swiss-based pharmaceutical giant, continues its assault on India's generic pharmaceutical industry -- legally challenging India's patent law that allows the nation to supply nearly 80% of the developing world's access to high-quality, affordable, life-saving medications.

India's patent law effectively stops evergreening, a tactic used by pharmaceutical companies to make minor tweaks on medications to extend their stranglehold on a patent that is about to expire.

Should Novartis succeed on March 28th, a dangerous precedent will be set ...

With a chain-reaction of serious consequences.

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Comment by: michael (los angeles) Sat., Mar. 24, 2012 at 5:43 am EDT
and yet more proof that HIV is a profitable business. big pharma doesn't want to kill us, they want to kill us slowly. they don't want to cure us, there is no profit in it. curing us is the same as killing profit. wake up people. these people have deep pockets to pay off every single vote and influential people to turn a blind eye.

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