Bills to ensure physicians can get unbiased information on prescription drugs were introduced in the Senate and House April 1.
The Independent Drug Education and Outreach Act of 2009 (S 767 and HR 1859 [http://thomas.loc.gov]) would offer grants to governments and such entities as medical schools and societies to produce educational materials for physicians on the safety, efficacy, and cost of prescription, generic, and over-the-counter drugs.
Mitka M. Unbiased Drug Information. JAMA. 2009;301(18):1868. doi:10.1001/jama.2009.606