Six US states do not join $26 billion opioid settlements with distributors, J&J

At least six U.S. states, including Georgia, did not fully sign on to a proposed $26 billion settlement with three drug distributors and Johnson & Johnson, which have been accused of fueling the nation’s opioid epidemic, according to the states’ attorneys general. States had until Saturday to decide whether to support the $21 billion proposed … Read more

J&J says veteran Duato to replace Gorsky as chief executive

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) on Thursday appointed Joaquin Duato as chief executive officer to replace veteran Alex Gorsky to steer the healthcare conglomerate through the remainder of the coronavirus pandemic. Duato, the current vice chairman of the executive committee, will take the reins and a seat on the board from Jan. 3. Gorsky, who was … Read more

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