PhRMA pres warns against DTC moratorium

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In a statement warning the Senate against imposing a moratorium on DTC, PhRMA president and CEO Billy Tauzin said: “DTC empowers patients by increasing their awareness of diseases and available treatments. Banning this information— even for just a couple of years—is not in the best interest of patients and physicians who every day make important healthcare decisions.”

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