The Transylvania Times -

Ineffective Fines


Last updated 12/11/2013 at 1:35pm

One of the faults of humans is that if a behavior is frequently repeated, we begin to accept it, no matter how detrimental it may be. And so it was when it was reported late last month that North Carolina won nearly $40 million in a settlement from Johnson & Johnson; hardly anyone noticed.

The states that filed suit claimed the company marketed and promoted two drugs, Risperdal and Invega, for uses not approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). In the case of the Risperdal, the states claimed that Johnson & Johnson “promoted Risperdal for off-label uses, made false and misleadin...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 05/14/2020 08:24