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Bonkers Institute: Advertising of an addictive drug

The Bonkers Institute for Nearly Genuine Research has released documentation of US DTC advertising of Metadate CD (methylphenidate) by Celltech and a letter expressing concern from the US Drug Enforcement Administration.


Metadate CD advertisement, Ladies’ Home Journal, August 2001, pages 119-120.

This ad violates the United Nations Convention on Psychotropic Substances.

A letter expressing concern from the US Drug Enforcement Administration to Celltech Pharmaceuticals, purveyor of the controlled substance methylphenidate.
(Obtained through a Freedom of Information request.)


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