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Posted 11 months ago in Crime Government by Michele Bowman  
Bausch & Lomb Subsidiary Busted for Bribes, Off-Label Marketing

A small drug company that was bought last year by Bausch & Lomb has pleaded guilty to bribing doctors to prescribe eye pain drug Xibrom for unapproved uses and will pay $33.5 million in fines to settle both a criminal and civil case against it.    Golf & Wine B&L subsidiary ISTA Pharmaceuticals on May 21 agreed to pay the fines to the Department of Justice and a whistleblower who helped the government nail ISTA for violating the federal Anti-Kickback …

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