Poll: Most U.S. Residents Worry About Rx Drug Costs, Ads
A majority of U.S. residents say they are concerned about prescription drug prices and think drug advertisements should be subject to government review, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll released Wednesday. According to the poll, most respondents said they support federal action to rein in prescription drug costs and ensure access. Meanwhile, 80% of respondents said they had seen advertisements for prescription drugs. Of those, 28% discussed a drug for which they had seen an advertisement with a physician.
- "Poll: Majority of Americans Agree That the FDA Should Review Drug Ads Before They Air" (Luthra, Kaiser Health News, 10/28).