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Proposed changes to ABPI Code of practice could hurt smaller firms, warns EMIG - update

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Proposed changes to the ABPI (Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry) code of practice, now out for consultation, could help improve transparency in the pharmaceutical industry. But plans to limit branded giveaways to healthcare professionals could disproportionately hurt smaller firms, making the code "unfit for purpose", warns the Ethical Medicines Industry Group, EMIG.

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