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HSL367
Sweet M.
Website launched to expose "tricks" of drug ads
BMJ 2003 Oct 18;327:(7420):936
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/327/7420/936

HSL4477
Saunders C.
New web site targets drug ads.
Australian Doctor Weekly 2003 Oct 10

HSL4480
Mak HK.
Drug influences.
Australian Doctor Weekly 2003 Jul 17

HSL5848
Toop L, Richards D, Dowell T.
The leadership role of general practice in public health: advocating a ban of direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs in New Zealand.'Possums in the headlights?'.
Br J Gen Pract. 2003 Apr 1;53:(489):342-5

HSL2477
Corbett J.
Drug pushers - the campaign for Glivec funding
New Zealand Herald 2002 Oct 26
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/storydisplay.cfm?storyID=3001076

HSL20143
Cassels A
A tough advertising pill to swallow
The Ottawa Citizen 2001 Jun 7

HSL20107
Sanders C
Drug company ads targeting consumers hit
Winnipeg Free Press 2001 Jun 2

HSL20130
Direct-to-consumer prescription drug advertising
Working Group on Women and Health Protection 2001 Jun 1

HSL36
Robinson J.
Prescription games: money, ego, and power inside the global pharmaceutical industry
Toronto: McClelland and Stewart 2001
http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0771075685/qid=1124431439/sr=1-3/ref=sr_1_10_3/026-3368758-1517268

HSL1416
Jureidini JN.
Epidemic of schizophrenia in children or inappropriate prescribing?
Med J Aust 2000 Nov 20;173:(10):555-6

HSL2038
Braithwaite J, Drahos P.
Global business regulation.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2000
http://www.cambridge.org/uk/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521784999

HSL14669
Riggert E.
Drug firms' 'gifts' to GPs
The Advertiser 1999 Jul 26

HSL20147
Sweet M
Getting to the consumer direct
Australian Doctor 1999 Mar 529

HSL20011
Pemble L
New way to handle drug reps
Medical Observer 1998 Aug 2165

HSL19869
Misleading promotions in Australia
Scrip 1997 Dec 26;

HSL20502
Sweet M
Healthy Profits: Why your doctor is a pill pusher
The Sydney Morning Herald 1997 Oct 25

HSL20536
Blutstein H
Dealing Drugs Legally
The Big Issue 1996 Nov 1714-16

HSL5248
Ragg M.
MaLAM and Augmentin
Lancet 1993;342:487

HSL20490
Hailstone B
Doctors 'misled' by advertising
The Advertiser 1991 Jun 1810

HSL20488
Miller C
Doctors hit drug firms over ads
The Herald and Weeky Times 1990 Jan 31

HSL3657
MaLAM’s open letter to industry
Scrip 1989;(1457):23

HSL20491
McIntosh P
Drug companies feel a watchdog's bite
The Age 1988 Jun 48

HSL20477
Haslam A
Doctor on warpath
New Sunday Times 1986 May 4

HSL20494
Smith D
When misleading ads can kill
The National Times 1985 May 23

HSL20473
Miller C
Drug ads in Third World need scrutiny
Australian Doctor 1985 Mar 628

HSL20478
Fowler J
'War' on the drug firms who cheat
Daily News 1984 Nov 2310

HSL20479
Fighting killer drugs
The West Australian 1984 Nov 2131

HSL20472
MLAM rallies health care activists against 'inappropriate' marketing
International Barometer 1985 Nov1 & 3

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