The Stakes Are High In Suit Between BioMarin, Generic Drugmaker
The San Rafael company is fighting to protect its one-of-its-kind drug, which has an average price of $90,000 a year.
In other pharmaceutical news —
La Mesa Opens Doors To Medical Marijuana
La Mesa began accepting applications to open medical marijuana dispensaries on Monday, three months after voters approved a measure to allow them within city limits. City officials were expecting a flood of interest in the "conditional use permits" that marijuana business owners will need to start operations. By Monday evening, however, they had received only 14 applications for marijuana dispensaries, one for marijuana cultivation and one for manufacturing marijuana by-products. (Bowen, 2/6)