Lassman examines the tension between transparency and other public health interests in the context of the FDA's proposed Drug Watch web site. He argues that although the FDA proposal seeks to achieve a laudable goal--the prompt communication of important useful safety information about drug products to physicians and patients-- it fails to properly balance transparency and other legitimate public health interests.
Scott M. Lassman,
Transparency and Innuendo: An Alternative to Reactive Over-Disclosure,
69 Law and Contemporary Problems
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