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Letters Withdraw Saatchi’s quackery bill

Reception of the “Saatchi bill”

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 14 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3224
  1. Les Rose, clinical research consultant1
  1. 1Pharmavision Consulting, Salisbury SP2 8NJ, UK
  1. lesrose{at}

McCartney argues that the “Saatchi bill” risks encouraging quackery.1 Criticism of the bill is growing, despite appeals to the authority of various “respected clinicians” who helped to draft it. So far, critical organisations include:

Additional responses include:


Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3224


  • Competing interests: None declared.


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