Topic: Just say no: industry influence on drug regs
Babbler # 560
posted 08 October 2004 06:44 PM
quote:Why is drug regulation in Canada more secretive than in the U.S.? A new study fingers cozy relations between the pharmaceutical industry and Health Canada's Therapeutic Products Directorate. Weakened by funding cuts, that agency now sources more than half its drug testing budget from the industry that it aims to regulate.