Supreme Court’s Stay Of Mifepristone Ruling Gives FDA Respite For Next Round
Medication abortion pill can remain on the market under current conditions until appeal on the merits of the preliminary injunction is decided. Justice Alito dissents, noting that FDA could exercise its enforcement discretion to prevent harm to mifepristone manufacturer Danco.
You may also be interested in...
Supplemental Filings: Califf Discusses Revolving Door; Poll Examines Public Trust In FDA Approvals
Commissioner expresses concern about agency lawyers leaving and then representing US FDA’s opponents in court. Also, as lawsuits about abortion pill continue, KFF finds the public trusts FDA more than the judiciary on determining products’ safety and effectiveness.
Supreme Court Declines ‘Skinny Label’ Case, But Teva To Continue Fight In District Court
Justice Kavanaugh voted to grant Teva’s petition for certiorari. It is unknown if other justices voted with him. The high court last month declined to hear Novartis's Gilenya patent case and Sanofi’s antitrust allegations against Mylan’s EpiPen rebate agreements.
GenBioPro Mifepristone Ruling Intensifies Tension Between Courts
West Virginia judge finds GenBioPro has standing to sue state and that Comstock Act does not prohibit mailing of medication abortion drugs. Ruling deepens conflict between courts as Fifth Circuit hears appeal of Texas district court order staying approval of mifepristone.