[PLUG-TALK] Re: [PLUG] Streaming Video on Linux
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Sat Sep 4 19:36:05 PDT 2004
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Michael Robinson <robinsom at robinson-west.com> writes:
> Interesting theory, but how do you know that unless you're in drug
Amazing what you overhear and see if you've ever had a job as a
security officer at a major research hospital. Drug companies fleece
> One cost limiting effort that could be legislated would
> be a limit on the percentage of drug costs that go towards
> advertising. We get far more advertising of drugs than we will
> ever need, and we pay for that in the form of higher prescription
> costs at the pharmacy. Advertising could be limited to 22% of
> the total cost of developing and marketing a drug.
How about advertising could be limited to 0%? Let the doctors do
> One of the advantages of getting high prices for drugs is being able
> to do expensive research.
No, think Prilosec ballpoint pens and Vioxx golf bags for doctors.
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