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Attorney General Josh Stein Reaches Settlement over Pharma Company Kickback Allegations

RALEIGH- Attorney General Josh Stein today announced that he has reached a settlement over kickback violation allegations against Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Pacira"), a developer and manufacturer of pharmaceutical products based in Parsippany, New Jersey. Pursuant to the settlement terms, Pacira will pay $3,500,000.00, plus interest, to the United States and 15 states. As part of the settlement, North Carolina will receive $179,152.69 in restitution and other recoveries.


Action Details

  • Date:July 31, 2020
  • Agency:North Carolina Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies