Top of the morning to you, and a fine one it is. We say this because sunny skies and mild breezes are enveloping the tranquil Pharmalot campus. Our short person is once again quietly perched in front of a lap top and our official mascot is snoozing happily at our feet. This makes it possible to sip our ritual cup of stimulation — our choice today is hazelnut — get our to-do list organized. Perhaps you relate. In the meantime, there is much to get done. So here are a few items of interest to get you going. Hope you have a splendid day and do stay in touch …

After spending years investigating employee complaints about manufacturing problems related to multiple drugs, Eli Lilly (LLY) fired human resources officer Amrit Mula, Reuters reports. Among the most serious allegations: Records had been falsified or destroyed in the wake of mistakes. In one case, company-mandated quality assurance documents were missing for the best-selling Trulicity diabetes drug. Three former factory workers who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity said such problems were endemic at the Branchburg, N.J., plant.

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