AMA Calls for Ban on Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs and Medical Devices

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#pharmaceutical advertising # AMA News Room AMA Calls for Ban on Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs and Medical Devices For immediate release: Nov. 17, 2015 ATLANTA Responding to the billions of advertising dollars being spent to promote prescription products, physicians at the Interim Meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) today adopted new policy aimed at driving solutions to make prescription drugs more affordable. Physicians cited concerns that a growing proliferation of ads is driving demand for expensive treatments despite the clinical effectiveness of less costly alternatives. Today s vote in support of an advertising ban reflects concerns …


AMA Calls for Ban on Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs and Medical Devices

Posted On Sep 29 2016 by

#pharmaceutical advertising # AMA News Room AMA Calls for Ban on Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs and Medical Devices For immediate release: Nov. 17, 2015 ATLANTA Responding to the billions of advertising dollars being spent to promote prescription products, physicians at the Interim Meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) today adopted new policy aimed at driving solutions to make prescription drugs more affordable. Physicians cited concerns that a growing proliferation of ads is driving demand for expensive treatments despite the clinical effectiveness of less costly alternatives. Today s vote in support of an advertising ban reflects concerns …