This How Americans Got Stuck with Endless Drug Commercials video also includes:
On average, 80 commercials for prescription drugs appear on American television every hour. Such commercials are illegal in most other countries. So why are these ads so much a part of US TV? Check out a video that presents the arguments for and against drug commercials.
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