From "Open Your Eyes News"
News Limited - A DRUG company is offering doctors who prescribe its medicines a 10-day Mediterranean cruise in a move that could breach a code of conduct.
And taxpayers will help subsidise the cruise - described as “the perfect mix of education and relaxation” - because doctors are being told they can claim it as a professional development program.
The cruise raises questions about drug company ethics and the Australian Medical Association and the peak pharmaceutical industry group have warned the offer could lead to the perception of a conflict of interest for doctors who take it up.
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