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Letters New image for the drug industry

Drug industry is now biggest defrauder of US government

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 10 January 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:d8219
  1. Alain Braillon, senior consultant in public health1
  1. 180000 Amiens, France
  1. braillon.alain{at}

Stephen Whitehead, the new head of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, thinks that the bad press given to the drug industry is largely undeserved.1 A paragraph heading calls for collaboration. Facts are clear and this call is frightening because in the US laws exist and are implemented.

Public Citizen has made the diagnosis: “While …

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