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US tackles drug company gifts to doctors

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7368.795/a (Published 12 October 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:795
  1. Charles Marwick
  1. Washington, DC

    The US government has joined the American Medical Association and the drug industry in efforts to control drug company handouts to the medical profession.

    The recommendations, however, are voluntary. They shy away from any attempt at regulation or enforcement, except in so far as some practices …

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