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November 16, 2012 03:36 PM

SD Gets $1.2 Mil. In Drug Manufacturer Settlement

South Dakota will get $1.2 million in a multi-state settlement with a major drug manufacturer.

The state, along with 37 others, reached a $90 million settlement with GlaxoSmithKline, over accusations that the pharmaceutical company unlawfully promoted its diabetes drug, Avandia.

The Attorneys General accused GlaxoSmithKline of misrepresenting Avandia's cardiovascular risks and safety profile.

The company has also been ordered to change how it markets its diabetes drugs.

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