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momule writes,

just an FYI:....a week or so ago, I read on the wire services that someone (consumer group, I believe) had done a study of 7 or 8 drug companies and found that for R&D and advertising expenditures, advertising won out! to the tune of about 15% more than R&D......

maybe someone can give you a link, I will if I find first!.........

Here's a link to the FamiliesUSA study on drug costs and advertising,

Here's the pharmaceutical industry's response,

Who you think is telling the "truth" probably depends on your political persuasion. <grin>


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