Monthly Archives: January 2006

"32% of the advertisements [in peer reviewed journals] misled readers regarding efficacy, 40% did not provide balanced descriptions of the side effects, and 44% could lead to improper prescribing if the physician did not use other sources of information regarding the drug."

Doctors Back Ban on Gifts From Drug Makers_Journal Hypocrisy

We are, however, very distressed at what appears to us to be a significant discrepancy between your statements and the reality of SAMHSA’s role in implementing the NFC report recommendations, as well as other discrepancies between your statements and SAMHSA’s actions.

Coalition letter to Charles Curie, Administrator, SAMHSA