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Pfizer

Pfizer, based in New York, paid $2.3 billion in fines and penalties in 2009 to resolve allegations that it illegally promoted some of its drugs. A subsidiary also pleaded guilty to felony charges of improperly marketing the anti-inflammatory Bextra. Its top-selling drug Lipitor went off patent in early 2012.

Pfizer began reporting payments for speaking, consulting, research, meals, travel and educational items in July 2009. It has not changed its reporting format in any material way since then.

Pfizer's 2013 U.S. sales: $17 billion. Source: IMS Health.

See all Pfizer payments, or visit Pfizer's transparency page.

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Payment Reports

2009 July to Dec.

Avg. Quarterly Total
Research $9,033,966 $18,067,931
Speaking $6,275,024 $12,550,047
Consulting $2,264,425 $4,528,850
Travel $848,655 $1,697,310
Meals $460,303 $920,605
Items, Gifts $6,205 $12,409
$18,888,576 $37,777,152

2010 Jan. to Dec.

Avg. Quarterly Total
Research $27,279,667 $109,118,666
Speaking $8,595,312 $34,381,249
Meals $4,494,498 $17,977,991
Consulting $2,213,076 $8,852,303
Travel $1,440,352 $5,761,408
Items, Gifts $429,357 $1,717,429
$44,452,262 $177,809,046

2011 Jan. to Dec.

Avg. Quarterly Total
Research $36,154,602 $144,618,409
Speaking $5,453,534 $21,814,137
Meals $3,227,817 $12,911,269
Consulting $2,407,883 $9,631,531
Travel $1,203,170 $4,812,678
Items, Gifts $333,507 $1,334,027
$48,780,513 $195,122,051

2012 Jan. to Dec.

Avg. Quarterly Total
Research $36,045,444 $144,181,774
Consulting $2,194,713 $8,778,853
Speaking $2,073,078 $8,292,310
Meals $1,968,750 $7,874,999
Travel $697,347 $2,789,386
Items, Gifts $225,317 $901,268
$43,204,648 $172,818,590

2013 Jan. to Dec.

Avg. Quarterly Total
Research $31,430,980 $125,723,918
Speaking $3,148,263 $12,593,052
Consulting $2,495,897 $9,983,588
Meals $2,449,001 $9,796,003
Travel $817,771 $3,271,085
Items, Gifts $72,874 $291,496
$40,414,786 $161,659,142

Total Payments by State

State Total
California $105,222,860
Florida $71,500,286
Texas $62,332,074
New York $45,575,296
Ohio $32,654,789
Pennsylvania $32,137,760
Massachusetts $31,290,630
North Carolina $26,165,304
Kansas $23,286,119
Georgia $18,036,473
Illinois $17,869,562
Tennessee $17,306,257
Maryland $16,302,002
Michigan $16,100,910
Missouri $16,087,960
New Jersey $15,188,016
Kentucky $13,765,239
Minnesota $13,657,806
Connecticut $12,589,347
Utah $12,102,884
Colorado $11,644,444
Washington $11,372,607
Alabama $10,836,966
Arizona $10,153,508
Virginia $9,876,975
South Carolina $9,622,669
Indiana $8,651,830
Rhode Island $8,077,345
Wisconsin $7,341,685
Louisiana $6,761,923
Oregon $6,712,531
Nebraska $4,718,878
Oklahoma $4,661,692
Arkansas $4,592,858
Nevada $3,678,103
District of Columbia $3,591,327
Iowa $3,114,559
North Dakota $2,780,659
Puerto Rico $2,656,114
Mississippi $2,324,288
New Hampshire $2,082,554
West Virginia $1,991,754
Idaho $1,761,599
New Mexico $1,529,419
Hawaii $981,975
Delaware $951,279
Maine $905,262
South Dakota $798,770
Vermont $647,299
Montana $371,597
Wyoming $342,152
Alaska $288,082
[Unknown State] $190,449