The Erosion of Consumer Trust in the Drug Industry: Causes and Consequences

Richard A Meyer
3 min readSep 14, 2023

In an era where science and technology have advanced at an unprecedented rate, one would expect that the pharmaceutical industry, at the forefront of medical innovation, would be held in high regard. However, there has been a noticeable decline in consumer trust in the drug industry in recent years. This skepticism is not without reason, as various factors have contributed to this erosion of trust.

Causes of Declining Trust

  1. Pricing and Accessibility:
    One of the primary reasons…

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Richard A Meyer

Marketing and Political thought leader — Writer- Audiophile