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Johnson & Johnson said to pay $2.2 bln to end U.S. marketing probes
November 4, 2013 / 3:30 PM / 4 years ago

Johnson & Johnson said to pay $2.2 bln to end U.S. marketing probes

WASHINGTON, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson will pay $2.2 billion to the U.S. government to end multiple investigations into kickbacks to pharmacists and the marketing of pharmaceuticals for off-label uses, a person familiar with the settlement said on Monday.

The settlement with the company and its subsidiaries covers the marketing of schizophrenia treatment Risperdal and of heart drug Natrecor, said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

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