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NJ To Receive A $22.1 Million Share Of Global Settlement With Drugmaker Global Resolution GlaxoSmithKline

TRENTON – New Jersey will receive a total of $22.1 million as the result of its participation in a global settlement with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) that resolves allegations the company engaged in off-label marketing of certain drugs, underpaid on rebates it owed to state Medicaid programs and touted its diabetes drug, Avandia, as having certain health benefits despite a lack of adequate scientific supporting evidence, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today.

OPINION: Mitt Romney and the New Gilded Age

The election of 2012 raises two perplexing questions. The first is how the GOP could put up someone for president who so brazenly epitomizes the excesses of casino capitalism that have nearly destroyed the economy and overwhelmed our democracy. The second is why the Democrats have failed to point this out.