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Company: Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyPacira BioSciences
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Penalty: $3,500,000
Year: 2020
Date: July 29, 2020
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: Pacira agreed to pay $3.5 million to settlement litigation brought by the United States and 15 states alleging it paid kickbacks in the form of research grants to increase sales of its product Exparel. The settlement was also announced by the Justice Department (see separate entry).
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: non-opioid pain management
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