Critical input on Ohio issue 2:
60 Minutes, segment
informs on the aggressive marketing techniques of big pharmaceutical firms. This evidence is enough to cast doubt about the honesty of the
" vote no on issue 2", campaign's claims. The story also condemns the fecklessness of our political representatives. Shameful!
group opposed to Issue 2 is called
Against the Deceptive Rx Ballot Issue.
campaign is entirely funded by
major drug manufacturers through the Pharmaceutical Research
and Manufacturers of America, or PhRMA, a drug industry trade group.
PhRMA spokeswoman Priscilla VanderVeer said all the money the group
has donated to the campaign came from member companies, of which
there are 37 listed on PhRMA’s website. They include some of the
largest pharmaceutical companies in the market — Johnson &
Johnson, Pfizer, Merck, Gilead and more."