News of Note—Convictions overturned; Hi-Tech expands

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> A federal judge has overturned the convictions of a co-owner and a former employee of the New England Compounding Center, the outsourcing pharmacy from which tainted drugs in 2012 caused a fungal meningitis outbreak that led to more than 100 deaths. The incident led to a law giving federal regulators oversight of some outsourcing facilities. Story  

> API and OTC drugmaker Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals in Norcross, Georgia, has expanded with a 13,000-square-foot facility that includes formulation development, quality control laboratories and a pilot scale manufacturing operation. Release

> India's Lupin was awarded the India Packaging Award 2019 for a patient awareness initiative and its special packaging for a cardiology drug. Release

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