Thompson FDA Advertising and Promotion Manual

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Hi All,

Has anyone purchased the FDA Advertising and Promotion manual from Thompson? It's the set of 2 blue binders and comes with 12 monthly updates.

If so, was it worth it? I've purchased some regulatory books before (none by this company), and liked the convenience of having a single place to go look for an answer, but disliked the fact that those books were simply a compilation of existing guidance documents.

Thanks!
 
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Hi All,

Has anyone purchased the FDA Advertising and Promotion manual from Thompson? It's the set of 2 blue binders and comes with 12 monthly updates.

If so, was it worth it? I've purchased some regulatory books before (none by this company), and liked the convenience of having a single place to go look for an answer, but disliked the fact that those books were simply a compilation of existing guidance documents.

Thanks!
Hello and welcome to the cove! :bigwave:

3 reasons not to purchase any "regulatory books":

1. Regulations and guidance change over time.
2. Almost everything you need is available online for free (either legal documents or official guidance).
3. Some of the most important knowledge is not written anywhere (well, except maybe at Elsmar Cove!...:lol:)

IMHO, in most cases if an answer to a question can be easily found in such a regulatory book, it's either you could have easily found it online as well, or you've only scratched the surface of a more complicated issue.

That's just my own personal view, I accept that others may view things in a completely different way.

Cheers,
Ronen.
 
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