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Avanir Pharmaceuticals is cutting 73 employees in “sales-related positions,” or roughly 11 percent of its workforce, according to a recent filing with California state officials. A spokesman confirmed the move and described it as an effort to “streamline our current approach to sales and better position Avanir to pursue its long-term mission.”

The layoffs occur as that mission is coming under scrutiny.

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