Off-Label Drug Marketing Is 'Free Speech,' Court Rules

A decision by a federal appeals court this week could have a dramatic impact on the marketing of prescription drugs in America, potentially affecting patient care and everything from TV advertising to future government prosecutions which, in the past, had yielded billions of dollars in settlements, doctors and attorneys said Tuesday. "This risks taking us back to an era when people could promote snake oil without restrictions – a situation I would hate to see," said Dr. Richard Deyo, a...Full Story
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