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Former GSK attorney facing criminal charges

November 11, 2010 1:57 AM UTC

The U.S. Department of Justice charged a former attorney at GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK; NYSE:GSK) with obstruction and making false statements related to a 2002 FDA investigation into off-label promotion of antidepressant Wellbutrin SR bupropion. The DoJ alleges that Lauren Stevens falsely denied that GSK had promoted the drug for off-label uses even though she knew the company had sponsored numerous programs where the drug was promoted for unapproved uses. ...