Chinese Drug Company pleads guilty in GH caseGeneScience Pharmaceutical, a Chinese drug company, and its chief executive have agreed to plead guilty to charges of illegally distributing human growth hormone in the United States, as per filings in United States District Court in Rhode Island.

The company, which identifies itself as China’s most profitable biopharmaceutical company, had distributed the growth hormone (GH) in China and other parts of the world through the Internet.

According to a court filing, the clean competition fund that is to be administered by the Rhode Island Community Foundation would support anti-doping in sports, drug screening, and clinical research into long-term effects of human growth hormone.