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Canadian Drug Ads Aimed at U.S. Cost Google $500M Fine

By Mari Serebrov

Monday, August 29, 2011
WASHINGTON – In one of the largest forfeitures in U.S. history, Google Inc. agreed to pay $500 million for allowing online Canadian pharmacies to place advertisements through its AdWords program to target U.S. consumers, resulting in the illegal importation of prescription drugs.

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