Monday, June 26, 2006

Drug firms a danger to health

A new report from Consumers International has found that the marketing practices of Big Pharma are putting peoples' health at risk:

"Irresponsible marketing practices form a serious, persistent and widespread problem among the entire pharmaceutical industry," says the report, which analyses the conduct of 20 of the biggest companies, two of which are British. It calls for tougher government controls and for the companies to put their house in order.

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