Pharma industry criticises “misleading” German TV documentary
This article was originally published in SRA
Germany’s medicines regulator and its pharmaceutical industry have criticised as “misleading” a documentary on the industry by the television company ZDF1. The programme, which has sent shock waves across the German pharmaceutical sector, is entitled “The Pharma Cartel”, and essentially asserts that the industry is rife with corruption. The programme further suggests that the industry uses underhand tactics with third parties to push its drugs into European markets.