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Doctors reject call for a ban on advertisements of reformulated drugs

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39262.407836.DB (Published 05 July 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:14
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. Torquay

    BMA representatives at their annual meeting in Torquay rejected a request for the BMJ to boycott advertisements for drugs which are remarketed and reformulated by pharmaceutical companies because they are due to lose their patent.

    Stuart Blake, from Lothian, who proposed the motion, said he had no objections to the marketing strategy by some companies to …

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