VOL. 119 | NO. 181 | Wednesday, October 5, 2005
Legislators call for review of direct-to-consumer ad regulations
The first direct-to-consumer drug advertisement appeared in 1983 when Boots Pharmaceutical ran a print advertisement for Rufin, a drug containing ibuprofen. Since then, the direct-to-consumer advertising pool has swelled, and some argue a deluge of advertisements combined with what they believe are lax regulations have the market spinning out of control.
There aren't many places in Cordova where customers can see live music, hear a philosophy discussion, catch a dinner theater performance and enjoy a hot cup of Joe. But at Huffman's Deli Cafe, which celebrates its two-year anniversary in December, patrons find all of that and more.
Armstrong Allen attorney James F. Arthur III was named litigation practice group chairman for the firm. Arthur replaces Lucian Pera, who has served as litigation practice chairman for the past several years.