Report: Dr. Drew Paid $275K to Promote Antidepressant
www.ktla.com – July 6, 2012
“GlaxoSmithKline, which makes the drug Wellbutrin, agreed to pay a $3 million fine on Friday in a Boston courthouse.
“The British drugmaker reportedly paid “Lifechangers” host Dr. Drew [Pinsky] $275,000 to promote the antidepressant for non-approved uses such as obesity, addictions and sexual dysfunction.”
The Justice Dept. says he never disclosed that he was a spokesman for Glaxo.