AG: Missouri will get $2M in settlement with drug company

3 years 1 month 1 week ago Thursday, August 04 2016 Aug 4, 2016 Thursday, August 04, 2016 5:11:26 PM CDT August 04, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri consumers will get $2 million of a multi-state settlement with a pharmaceutical company.

Attorney General Chris Koster said Thursday in a release that Missouri will get about $2 million of the $125 million, 48-state settlement with drug maker Cephalon. About $766,000 of that $2 million will go to Missouri consumers who bought the drug Provigil.

He said the settlement ends a multistate investigation into conduct by Cephalon that delayed generic versions of Provigil from entering the market for years. The company denied wrongdoing.

The settlement is subject to court review.

 

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