PM Modi warns pharma companies not to bribe doctors with women, foreign trips and gadgets

ThePrint reports:
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has warned India's top pharmaceutical companies to strictly adhere to marketing ethics, and not to bribe doctors with women, foreign trips and gadgets, ThePrint has learnt. Government sources said PM Modi met senior officials from top drug-makers, including Zydus Cadila, Torrent Pharmaceuticals and Wockhardt, in New Delhi on 2 January. "The issue of unethical use of marketing tactics has been escalated to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) which, in turn, made calls to some top drug-makers and fixed a meeting with the PM," said a senior government official who attended the meeting.
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