Crack down on drug inducementsBMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7103.269i (Published 02 August 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:269
- John Warden
- parliamentary correspondent, BMJ
The British government this week announced a clampdown on illegal gifts and inducements offered by drug companies to doctors and pharmacists.
Health minister Baroness Jay said that there would be stricter enforcement of existing regulations. The authorities would not tolerate unlawful promotions, and action under the criminal law would be taken against offenders. She …