Exactly. It protects the consumer from fraud.
I'm not saing that Big Pharma doesn't engage in various types of fraudulant marketing--as is well known--but that doesn't entitle their "natural" competitors to behave that way.
Would you please find exactly where in the law and amendments these drastic measures are spelled out?
You've only parroted the biased interpretations of a special interest lobby group that's trying to protect the profitability of an industry. It's exactly the same as Big Pharma does it...