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Golfing, ‘Girls Night Out’ Where Pharma Employees Allegedly Fixed Prices

December 22, 2016

(STAT News) – The high prices Americans pay for generic drugs may have been cooked up by pharmaceutical salespeople on golf courses, at a New Jersey steakhouse, or over martinis at a “girls night out” in Minnesota. Details emerging from an ongoing investigation show that drug company employees gathered regularly at such swanky locations and conspired to keep prices and profits high, according to interviews and a complaint filed last week in US District Court by Attorneys General in 20 states.

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