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For Immediate Release: September 1st, 2009

Article in JLME: DTC Advertising Harms Patients and Should Be Tightly Regulated

In an article published in the Journal of Law Medicine & Ethics, Public Citizen’s Health Research Group Deputy Director Peter Lurie evaluates direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising and finds that the harms of DTC advertising outweigh the benefits.

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J Law Med Ethics 2009 37: 444450.

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