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 InDUXBURY — Crossett Brook Middle School in Duxbury is poised to get Vermont’s largest... Full StoryState police say the Exit 8 Southbound ramp on I-89 is closed due to a disabled tractor trailer;... Full Story
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