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The Big Question

Big Question: Time To Ban Drug Ads on TV?

The American Medical Association recently threw its support behind banning TV ads for prescription drugs and medical devices, claiming they inflate the demand and cost of such products.  However, the pharmaceutical industry maintains the ads make consumers aware of their options and provide information to discuss with their doctors.  Which of the following best describes how you feel?

The ads should be banned.
92% (91 votes)
The ads should continue to run.
6% (6 votes)
Not sure.
1% (1 vote)
Total votes: 98

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Joy Cardin, host of "The Joy Cardin Show," is a veteran journalist with over 25 years of experience and has won several awards for her reporting, editing, and hosting.Read more

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