Unethical practices - drug industry

Peter H. Proctor pproctor at sam.neosoft.com
Tue Sep 12 08:45:59 EST 1995


>sbharris at ix.netcom.com (Steven B. Harris ) writes:

>>   Could you post the names of drug companies who give briefcases and
>>computers to doctors?  Somehow I've always missed them and got nothing
>>but the lousy pens.
>>                                             Left Out,

>>                                             Steve Harris, M.D.

>Steve, 

>Perhaps you are working to hard and not seeing the right sales reps.  Last year
>every pharmacist where I work (abit in Canada) got an Italian Leather
>briefcase from the Claritin sales rep (cute little calculator and 
>pen included).  I've got pens and pads of paper coming out of my
>ears (as well as apo-tex socks, novo-pharm cookie jar, benedryl 
>sweatshirt, Procotor and Gamble cassette holder case, etc, etc....)

>I won't even mention the free pizza every month from the Abbott sales rep,
>the dinners put on by Glaxo, ........

>Michelle 
>purcell at datanet.ab.ca (as of Sept 14/95)
>--
>purcell at nyquist.ee.ualberta.ca                            
>University of Alberta,                   
>Edmonton, Alberta.                       

    Boy, I now sure do wish my great to the fourth grandfather had never left 
Nova Scotia for Tennesse..    You Canadians have all the luck.

Dr. Dr. Peter Proctor




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