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Pfizer blocks drug sales to American executioners – Reprieve

This just in from Reprieve: Pfizer blocks drug sales to American executioners Friday May 13, 2016 The world’s second largest pharmaceutical firm has today officially withdrawn from the lethal injection drug trade, imposing strict distribution controls to prevent its drugs reaching execution chambers across the USA. In a strong statement released this afternoon, global giant…

Pfizer Opts for Irish Citizenship to Avoid U.S. Taxes

Pfizer’s $155bn takeover of Allergan set to prompt tax row – The Guardian Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Allergan have announced a record-breaking $155bn (£100bn) deal that looks sure to prompt an international row over corporate tax avoidance. The deal, which would create the world’s biggest drugmaker by sales, is the latest in a series of…

Big Pharma: Pfizer Opts for Irish Citizenship to Avoid U.S. Taxes

From the Tax Justice Blog: After Failed Attempt to Become British, the Pfizer Corp. Now Wants to be Irish to Avoid U.S. Taxes by Matt Gardner, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy How do you say Viagra in Gaelic? That’s an internal question the Pfizer Corporation may have to deal with if it’s successful in…