Bill Status of HB3778 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: PRESCRIPTION DRUG AD BAN
Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Bans the advertising of prescription drugs through broadcast by a television or radio station in this State, over the Internet from a location in this State, or in a magazine or newspaper printed, distributed, or sold in this State, unless the advertisement meets the requirements concerning misbranded drugs and devices and prescription drug advertising under specified laws and regulations. Provides that a person may not sell or distribute in this State computer software that influences or attempts to influence a prescribing decision of a prescriber to prescribe a certain drug or that directs a patient to a certain pharmacy. Provides that a violation is an unfair or deceptive practice under the Act.