The pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, agreed to pay $2.3 billion, the largest criminal fine in history, to settle civil and criminal allegations for illegally marketing drugs for uses that were not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Bob Garfield
, co-host of NPR's On the Media
, columnist at Advertising Age
, and author of the new book The Chaos Scenario
, talks about marketing off-label drug use.
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