Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Ban on direct to consumer advertising?

Rep. Henry Waxman (Calif), the new chairman of the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee, stated on Monday he would like to pursue the idea of giving regulators the power to ban advertisements to consumers when a new medicine first reaches the market and risks are not fully known. See the full story here. Thanks to Sheila B. Scheuerman of TortsProf Blog for the update.

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