House Committee Probes Drug Makers

Law360, New York (March 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has asked a number of drug and medical device manufacturers to provide documents about research and marketing.

Rep. Henry A. Waxman, D-Calif., sent letters March 1 to Boston Scientific Corp., Cordis Corp., Eli Lilly & Co., AstraZeneca and Cephalon Inc. requesting documents pertaining to the marketing of a number of products. The requests were publicized on the committee’s Web site on Monday.

For example, Waxman asked Lilly for a listing of all trials, studies and reports...
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