I love this one:
- Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty called for a two-year moratorium on DTC drug ads so the FDA can toughen their oversight, the Associated Press reported.
“These advertisements in many instances are really ridiculous -- in my opinion silly,” Pawlenty said during a news conference held in the Minnesota capitol of St. Paul.
The Republican governor said the ads contain little useful information and lead consumers to misguided self-diagnosis. He blamed the ads for rising prescription drug costs, stating he would support an outright ban if it would hold up in court.
From MM&M News.