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Ban television advertising of prescription drugs.

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(It would certainly make 60 Minutes more watchable.) There's no good reason why I, and not my doctor, should be on the receiving end of these ads.
Supporters: Aaron Greenspan, Eric Teasley, Javed Qadrud-Din, Chris Slagle, Kobie Christensen, Jonathan Wallis, Patrick Warner, Arbi Llaveshi, William Hughes, Erna Boldt, Lisa Matulevicz, Timothy Suen
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    Problem Television commercials for pharmaceutical drugs are totally misleading images on top of lists of side-effects
    Family members have taken prescription medications that did far more harm that good. These medications should not be advertised direct to consumers who are totally unqualified to evaluate them.
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