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DTC Advertising Regulation

If we exclude prescription drugs where marketing to customers is only allowed in the USA and New Zealand, it is possible to market directly to consumers for OTC drugs, medical devices, health services, hospitals, and clinics.:
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Country
Prescription drugs
OTC drugs
Medical Devices
Health Services (including Hospitals, Practices, Clinics)
Alternative Medicine (including products and supplements
1
France
No
Yes
Yes with restrictions
Yes but no superiority messaging
Yes with no claim of effectiveness
2
Germany
No
Yes
Yes
Yes but no superiority messaging
Yes with no claim of effectiveness
3
Spain
No
Yes
Yes with restrictions
Yes but no superiority messaging
Yes with no claim of effectiveness
4
Italy
No
Yes
Yes with restrictions
Yes but no superiority messaging
Yes with no claim of effectiveness
5
Spain
No
Yes
Yes with restrictions
Yes but no superiority messaging
Yes with no claim of effectiveness
6
United Kingdom
No
Yes
Yes with restrictions
Yes but no superiority messaging
Yes with no claim of effectiveness
7
China
No
Yes
Yes with restrictions
Yes but no superiority messaging
Yes with no claim of effectiveness
8
Japan
No
Yes
Yes with restrictions
Yes but no superiority messaging
Yes with no claim of effectiveness
9
USA
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes but no superiority messaging
Yes with no claim of effectiveness
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