State News

NJ Pharmaceutical Company Agrees To $181 Million Settlement To Resolve Off-Label Marketing Allegations

New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa

TRENTON – New Jersey will receive more than $5.3 million as a result of its participation in a national settlement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Mercer County-based subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, that resolves allegations the company engaged in off-label marketing of antipsychotic drugs, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today.

Labor Day Travel Expected To Increase 2% In New Jersey

STATE – More than 1 million New Jersey residents are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home for the Labor Day holiday weekend in 2012; an increase of 1.9% compared to the 983,400 who traveled in 2011, AAA Mid-Atlantic projects. The 2012 Labor Day holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, Aug. 30 to Monday, Sept. 3.