pharmaceutical industry

Ted S. Warren / The Associated Press

When some people take opioids it addresses their pain, and they have no trouble when it’s time to stop using them. But some people struggle to find the right pain relief, and others end up addicted. A new study being conducted in the Kalamazoo area is searching for the role genetics may play.

"ALLEGAN — Shareholders’ rejection of Mylan N.V.’s hostile takeover bid allows executives at Perrigo Co. plc to return their full focus to growing the business." (MiBiz)

"ALLEGAN — Perrigo Co. plc President John Hendrickson offers a clear message to his counterparts at Mylan N.V. regarding their proposed $27.1 billion hostile takeover of the over-the-counter medication manufacturer. “Get away from our business. You don’t know how to run the business that we are in,” he said. Hendrickson’s sentiments cap off what’s become an acrimonious process that’s played out between the two corporations over the last several months." (MiBiz)

"ALLEGAN, MI – Gov. Rick Snyder says a hostile takeover of Perrigo Co. would be devastating for Allegan County and a setback for Michigan." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"ALLEGAN, MI – The hostile takeover bid for Perrigo Co. PLC continues with Mylan NV hosting a Tuesday afternoon conference call to pitch the buyout to Perrigo shareholders." (Kalamazoo Gazette)