Prohibit Prescription Drug Advertising

Last updated: Jun 5, 2019

Details about this bill
Category: Pharmacy Related
Status: Carried Over
Sponsor: Senator Ben Chipman, Senate 27 - Cumberland County
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 1673

Position:

Monitoring.

Summary:

This bill amends current law, which allows the advertising of prescription drugs only if the advertisement is not misleading, to ban completely, beginning January 1, 2020, the advertising of prescription drugs, either by 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. A violation is a violation of the Maine Unfair Trade Practices Act.