Bristol-Myers, Sanofi ordered to pay Hawaii $834 million over Plavix warning label

"Человек одинаково неспособен видеть и небытие, из которого он появляется, и бесконечность, которая его поглощает." Блез Паскаль ©

By Tina Bellon and Nate Raymond (Reuters) — A Hawaiian judge on Monday ordered Bristol-Myers Squibb Co and Sanofi SA to pay more than $834 million to the state for failing to warn non-white patients properly of health risks from its blood thinner Plavix. Judge Dean Ochiai in Honolulu concluded the companies engaged in unfair and deceptive business practices from 1998 to 2010 by failing to change the drug’s label to warn doctors and patients despite knowing some of the risks. Hawaii Attorney General Clare Connors, whose office sued the companies in 2014, said the ruling «puts the pharmaceutical…

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