Pharmacists Join Physicians’ Rallying Cry for a Ban on Pharma’s DTC Advertising


This week a national pharmacist group, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, joined the physicians of the American Medical Association in a call to ban direct-to-consumer (DTC) drug ads.

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  1. Absolutely, DTC drug advertisements should be made illegal, as well as disease mongering or “educating consumers” about made up and scientifically invalid diseases. Because “educating consumers” about “diseases” that are not even proven diseases is false advertising, and false advertising is technically illegal in the USA.

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