UK Residents Gobsmacked After Seeing The Gazillion American Pharma Ads During Meghan And Harry Interview
People tuning in to Oprah's interview with Meghan and Harry got a brief glimpse into what American TV is like.
March 08, 2021 at 9:23 pm
But those watching the interview from the U.K. were shocked to see the avalanche of pharmaceutical advertisements Americans have to sit through during TV shows and live events.
ps Americans it’s weird to them bc in the UK it’s illegal to advertise prescription drugs to the general public. Over there, people seeking healthcare are considered patients not customers.— Ayesha A. Siddiqi (@AyeshaASiddiqi) March 8, 2021
British viewers got a glimpse of what the ads are like for Americans and sounded off on the topic on Twitter, sharing their horror about the way Americans are given information about different drugs.
Journalist Ayesha Siddiqi shared an entire thread of responses from those who were disgusted and terrified by the ads.