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Pen “amnesty” for doctors who shun drug companies

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 13 January 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:69
  1. Gavin Yamey
  1. BMJ

    No Free Lunch, a group of US healthcare providers who “believe that pharmaceutical promotion should not guide clinical practice” (, is to publicise a list of practitioners who have pledged to be “drug company free.”

    Doctors who sign up to the “drug free practitioners list” must pledge to be “free of company money and influence in their clinical practice, teaching, and research.” They must also promise to practise medicine on the …

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