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Eli Lilly to pay $24 million in Utah Attorney General’s Zyprexa lawsuit/AG says “we want their bad conduct to stop”

Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff sued the company after a nearly four-year investigation revealed that Lilly concealed its knowledge of significant weight gain and obesity associated with the anti-psychotic medication Zyprexa. Investigators also showed that Lilly’s sales representatives illegally promoted the drug for uses not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.