Canada may be forced to allow direct to consumer advertisingBMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7556.1469-a (Published 22 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1469
- Alan Cassels
- Victoria, British Columbia
The Canadian government will respond this week to a lawsuit brought by one of the country's biggest media companies. The company is claiming that it should have the right to carry drug advertisements that are aimed directly at consumers.
CanWest Global Communications, which owns most of Canada's major daily newspapers, a major television channel, and cable TV channels, launched a court case last …