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Drug Tests

Volume 79: debated on Tuesday 21 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what information he has regarding ethics committees established by drug companies to approve drug tests using healthy volunteers.

[pursuant to his reply, 20 May 1985]: We have no information about any such committees. We would expect proposals for such tests to be submitted to the appropriate ethics committee, which is usually constituted to serve the health district or the institution where the research will be undertaken.