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Drug Companies Shrug Off Criminal Penalties As Profits Balloon

Drug Companies

First Posted: 05/20/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:55 PM ET

Washington Post:

On the morning of Sept. 2, 2009, another Pfizer unit, Pharmacia & Upjohn, agreed to plead guilty to the same crime. This time, Pfizer executives had been instructing more than 100 salespeople to promote Bextra -- a drug approved only for the relief of arthritis and menstrual discomfort -- for treatment of acute pain of all kinds.

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