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Drug Ads: Is Corporate Free Speech More Important Than Your Health?

7:30 p.m.
Hart House Theatre, 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto

Who profits from prescription drug advertising?  What are the implications of direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of prescription drugs on health care in Canada, especially for women?

Join us as we examine the CanWest MediaWorks Charter Challenge to the prohibition of DTCA: are we ready for American-style health care (and costs)?

Speaker: Dr. John Abramson, Harvard Medical School Clinical Instructor and author of "Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine"

Introductory Remarks: Dr. Nancy Olivieri

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