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Poll: Americans Widely in Favor of Prescription Drug Regulation

Posted 01 March 2012 | By Alexander Gaffney, RAC 

A poll published 23 February by the Pew Research Center for People and the Press found that the US public is broadly in favor of regulations of prescription drug products.

Thirty-nine percent of the 730 respondents thought that regulations on prescription drugs should be strengthened, 33% wanted to see them maintained at current levels and 20% wanted to see regulations reduced.

The numbers were little-changed from 1995, when 37% wanted regulations strengthened, 30% wanted regulations maintained and 29% wanted regulations reduced.


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