Doctors Call for an End to Prescription Drug Ads

But only Congress can ban the practice

The American Medical Association has called for an end to direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs and medical devices.

@DaveGian davegia@hotmail.com David Gianatasio is a longtime contributor to Adweek, where he has been a writer and editor for two decades. Previously serving as Adweek's New England bureau chief and web editor, he remains based in Boston.