NEJM reports that DTC spend increased 330% between '96-'05

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In a critical Aug. 16 article on the impact of DTC advertising, The New England Journal of Medicine reported that spending on DTC pharmaceutical advertising increased by 330% between 1996 and 2005, while the number of warning and untitled letters issued on ads fell from 142 in 1997 to 21 in 2006.

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