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Before BLACK, WILSON and COX, Circuit Judges.

Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Unimed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., manufacture and market Marinol, a synthetic form of THC, a hallucinogenic compound found naturally in marijuana. Qui tam relators James Hopper and Colin Hutto allege that Solvay engaged in an off-label marketing campaign to increase sales of Marinol for purposes not approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. The relators sought recovery on behalf of the United States pursuant to the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. § 3729 et seq.,for claims paid by government health programs as a result of the marketing campaign. The district court dismissed their action because the relators’ Second Amended Complaint failed to plead the submission of specific false claims with particularity as required by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 9(b). The relators appeal. We affirm.

 
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