Pharma Overtakes Arms Industry To Top The League Of Misbehaviour


 GSK pharmaceuticals industry

GlaxoSmithKline, Britain’s biggest pharmaceutical group,

has been selling anti-depressant drugs in the US for unapproved uses on children,

concealing critical evidence from US regulator the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) relating to a diabetes product,

and offering lavish entertainment to doctors willing to promote its medicines.

The problems came to light

because of whistleblowers inside the company

and adds to a string of other settlements with pharmaceutical firms

that lead critics to claim problems are endemic in the sector.


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