Vancouver Magazine: Is the Government Gagging BC’s Drug Safety Scientists?

Vancouver Magazine: Is the Government Gagging BC’s Drug Safety Scientists?

APR 12, 2013
BY PAUL WEBSTER

We have one of the best drug safety programs in the world. It tracks all prescription use in the province and saves us $500 million a year. Yet the B.C. Liberals have halted access to its research and fired eight of its watchdogs. Did PharmaNet do its research too well?

After half a lifetime working for the B.C. Ministry of Health, Ron Mattson, 59, was invited into his boss’s office, fired, and escorted out of the building.”

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