Pharmaceuticals

United States, 1981

Film
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Episode number 2 of Series “Pesticides and pills for export only”.
The film presents evidence that products banned or restricted in developed countries because of the danger to humans or the environment are exported to the Third World by multinational corporations. This episode investigates the trade in toxic pharmaceuticals.

Credits

producer

Robert Richter

production company

Thirteen

WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Language

English

Duration

00:58:24:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33012

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Export marketing

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → International business enterprises - Social aspects

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → International trade

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Pharmaceutical ethics

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Pharmaceutical industry

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Drugs - Law and legislation - History

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International business enterprises - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International trade

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Medication abuse - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Pharmaceutical ethics

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drugs - Law and legislation - History

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medication abuse - Social aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Pharmaceutical ethics

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Public health - Developing countries

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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