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US Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
The Federal Trade Commission will work with international regulators to review the effects of pharma mergers and update approaches to analysing them.
AbbVie and Allergan have announced the Federal Trade Commission has accepted AbbVie's pending acquisition of Allergan for $63 billion.
The US FDA will now approve biosimilars via a new regulatory pathway to help grow the competition between biologic products.
The two agencies have signed a statement of their intent to combat anti-competitive practices which are preventing the adoption of biosimilars in the US drug market.
A business selling unapproved products containing CBD has been sent a warning letter from the FDA and FTC for making unsubstantiated claims about their therapeutic properties.