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Meals for medical clients back on the table

Drug companies are once again taking medical clients out for meals, a move that pleases restaurants and worries health advocates

Bill Brady said he lost 20 percent of his restaurant sales four years ago after Massachusetts put in place stringent new rules preventing drug companies from taking doctors out for meals.

“It definitely had a major impact on our business,” said Brady, who owns Sonoma Restaurant in Princeton. “And the servers — it took a substantial amount of money out of their pockets.”

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