Vt. to get $1.1 million drug settlementNovember 17,2012
MONTPELIER — Vermont’s attorney general says the state will receive $1.1 million as part of a national settlement with pharmaceutical manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline over allegations that the company deceptively marketed a diabetes drug.
The complaint accuses GlaxoSmithKline LLC of engaging in unfair and deceptive practices by misrepresenting Avandia’s cardiovascular risks and safety profile.
Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell said Thursday that GlaxoSmithKline has reached a $90 million settlement with 37 other attorneys general and has agreed to change how it markets and promotes diabetes drugs.MORE IN This Just InDORSET — The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation and Green Mountain Power are... Full StoryMONTPELIER — Vermont’s top state budget officer says state general revenues fell short of their... Full StoryBURLINGTON — A 38-year-old Burlington man has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison... Full Story
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