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AMIT DAVE/REUTERS Buying Glivec at a pharmacy in a government-run hospital in Ahmedabad on April 2.

The Supreme Court’s ruling against Novartis’ patent claim for the cancer drug Glivec paves the way for generic drug companies to keep crucial, life-saving drugs affordable to the common people. By V. VENKATESAN


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Volume: 31
Issue: 08
Issue Date: 02-05-2014

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