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Pfizer backs bill seeking FDA review of drug ads

But chief criticizes other safety proposals

By Diedtra Henderson
Globe Staff / May 18, 2005

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The head of one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies says it would agree to submit all advertising for advance review by the Food and Drug Administration, one of the aims of a disputed measure before Congress. But Pfizer Inc. chairman Hank McKinnell also criticized congressional efforts he said could overemphasize drug risks. (Full article: 603 words)

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