In a stunning free-speech decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has overthrown the conviction of a pharmaceutical salesman for promoting the off-label use of a narcolepsy drug, Xyrem, for purposes such as treating chronic fatigue, insomnia and fibromyalgia that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The government case claimed that the salesman, Alfred Caronia, engaged in the practice while working for Orphan Medical, a company that has been acquired by Dublin-based Jazz Pharmaceuticals. ...
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