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Sunday, January 4, 2009

Less pharmaceutical advertising fun

No Mug? Drug Makers Cut Out Goodies for Doctors
By NATASHA SINGER
New York Times December 31, 2008
The pharmaceutical industry has agreed to a voluntary moratorium on branded promotional items.

Well, darn. I like the geegaws, although I'm in a constant debate with historical collections over whether or not to keep them. I'm in favor since they are part of medical history of a type.

2 comments:

Maggie said...

Oh, should always keep ephemera.....and drug mugs are the best of their kind.

Mike Rhode said...

Well, archivists understand that, but the museum people have a different mindset...