Commercialism, choice and consumer protection: regulation of complementary medicines in Australia

C Scott Masters
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb01904.x
Published online: 7 July 2008

To the Editor: Harvey et al1 have a right to be concerned about the parlous state of regulation in the billion-dollar complementary medicine (CM) industry. They are not alone, with various leaders from CM doctor groups and other leaders also expressing concern.2,3

  • C Scott Masters

  • Musculoskeletal Medicine, Caloundra Sports Medicine Centre, Caloundra, QLD.


Competing interests:

I have been paid speaker fees and travel allowances to speak on musculoskeletal medicine topics by Boehringer, Pfizer, Mundipharma and Merck Sharpe & Dohme.


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