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Company: Publicis Health
Penalty: $350,000,000
Year: 2024
Date: February 2, 2024
Offense Group: healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Secondary Offense: opioid crisis litigation
Mega-ScandalOpioid Crisis
Violation Description: Publicis Health, an advertising agency which worked for Purdue Pharma, agreed to pay a $350 million national settlement to resolve allegations of its role in in the opioid crisis. The company will also disclose on a public website thousands of internal documents detailing its work for opioid companies and will stop accepting client work related to opioid-based Schedule II or other Schedule II narcotics.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
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