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Mass. Biotech Council President Robert Coughlin Pays $10K Fine, Settles Ethics Complaint
Robert Coughlin, the president of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, has paid a $10,000 civil fine to settle a State Ethics Commission complaint that he violated the state Conflict of Interest law when, as a state official, he took part in matters affecting the life sciences industry while seeking the state industry group’s top executive position.

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