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Pfizer is sued over Lipitor marketing

Wall Street Journal (subscription required), December 20, 2007
A former Pfizer Inc. official has accused the company of illegally boosting sales of its top-selling drug Lipitor through a campaign of misleading educational programs for doctors. The former official claims that the educational campaign was a key part of a marketing strategy that "led thousands of physicians to prescribe Lipitor for millions of patients who did not need medication."