Tuesday, 8 September 2009

Pfizer fined $2.3 billion for illegal marketing in off-label drug case

I never thought this might happen; that a large pharmaceutical firm will be guilty of such. Health advocates have been saying for years that drug companies are after money and in this case it appears that it has been proven true.

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In the largest health care fraud settlement in history, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer must pay $2.3 billion to resolve criminal and civil allegations that the company illegally promoted uses of four of its drugs, including the painkiller Bextra, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.

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