AbbVie will create a subsidiary to house Allergan’s aesthetics treatments. The unit, which includes Botox and Juvederm, will be led by SVP for Allergan’s aesthetics business, Carrie Strom, once the acquisition is complete. Allergan’s other units will be absorbed into AbbVie. (BioPharma Dive)

California may begin selling its own generic drugs to keep prices down. The state would contract with generic manufacturers and sell the medicines under the state’s own label. Last year, California took over purchasing power for its Medicare plan to lower drug costs. (NBC News)

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi have sued Hawaii for violating free speech rights. The state required the two companies to include cautionary statements about the Plavix blood thinner in product labeling, specifically that it may not work for East Asian and Pacific Islanders. (STAT)

Alphabet’s health unit Verily has appointed a new chief financial officer. The company has hired Deepak Ahuja, previously CFO at Tesla. Verily’s existing CFO Duncan Welstead will stay on at the company to oversee financial operations. (CNBC)

Cases of the vaping lung illness rose slightly last week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said there have now been 57 deaths and 2,602 people hospitalized from the illness. (Reuters)