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Trinkets and Lunches and Dollars for Docs Really Do Pay Off

Mad in America readers will not be astonished by the news that Big PhRMA showers physicians with ā€œfreeā€ trinkets and samples and lunches and dinners and junkets and dollars. Such tactics are common throughout the world of commerce, where they are described by terms ranging from ā€œpromotionā€ to ā€œcommercial bribery.ā€ But do bribe-like actions ensnare physicians?