Sun founder invests in power plant; Texas tries sub for death penalty drug;

> Sun Pharma's billionaire chairman, Dilip Shanghvi, looking to unload some cash, has chosen the power industry as his beneficiary; he'll reportedly invest about $1 billion to set up a 1,000-MW power plant. Story 

> Texas will use pentobarbital as one of the three drugs in its lethal injection process because of a nationwide shortage of sodium thiopental. Story

> Pharma packaging component sales grew into the double digits, driving a strong first quarter for West Pharmaceutical Services. Item

> An $11 million renovation to the Cangene biopharma sterile filling and support facility adds a second production freeze-dryer and a boost in throughput capacity. Cangene release

> Five years after reviving a former Kmart store in Billings Heights, MT, All American Pharmaceuticals is adding 33,000 square feet. Story

> Thermal ink jet and laser systems are proving popular among drugmakers for use in coding schemes. Story

> The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria may have had millions of dollars' worth of donated malaria drugs stolen in recent years, says AP. News

> A police raid in Northamptom, UK, uncovers more than 8,000 fake pills believed imported from outside the country. Article

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