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Prescription and non-prescription drugs

Author: Paul Ruschmann; Alan Marzilli
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2007.
Series: Point-counterpoint (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As people learned that some drugs on the market had deadly side effects, they prevailed on lawmakers to enact stronger regulations. Yet some also argue that increasing regulations has restricted access to low-cost and helpful medicines. This book offers readers the chance to form their own opinion on this issue.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ruschmann, Paul.
Prescription and non-prescription drugs.
New York : Chelsea House, ©2007
(DLC) 2007015488
(OCoLC)123818196
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Ruschmann; Alan Marzilli
ISBN: 9781438106137 1438106130
OCLC Number: 228499735
Description: 1 online resource (120 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Point : drug companies' business practices endanger americans --
Counterpoint : regulation is more dangerous than drug side effects --
Point : drug prices are unreasonably high --
Counterpoint : drugs are fairly priced --
Point : drugs should not be marketed like other products --
Counterpoint : a free market in drugs serves the public.
Series Title: Point-counterpoint (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Responsibility: Paul Ruschmann ; Alan Marzilli, editor.

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