Ex-GSK Atty Pleads Not Guilty To FDA Probe Charges

Law360, New York (December 1, 2010, 8:22 PM EST) -- A former GlaxoSmithKline PLC attorney has pled not guilty to criminal charges of obstructing justice and lying to federal investigators during a probe into whether the pharmaceutical giant illegally marketed its antidepressant Wellbutrin SR for weight-loss purposes.

According to documents filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Lauren Stevens, a former vice president and associate general counsel at GSK, pled not guilty and was released without bond after surrendering her U.S. passport.

Judge Roger W. Titus also set Feb. 1, 2011...
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