Global consumption and the challenge to pharmaceutical governance in the United Kingdom

Nick Fox, Katie Ward

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Abstract

Governance of technologies such as pharmaceutical medications is achieved by legislation and by consent among different interests Globalisation challenges systems of governance as markets and consumption cross national frontiers The rise of e-pharmacy in the United Kingdom has been achieved without adapting legislation and has sustained existing systems of governance The internet challenges European Union bans on direct to consumer advertising Alliances between the pharmaceutical industry and consumer groups may affect future regulation.
LanguageEnglish
Pages40-42
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Medical Journal
Volume331
Issue number7507
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2005
Externally publishedYes

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Drug Industry
European Union
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Internet
Technology
United Kingdom
Direct-to-Consumer Advertising

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