No Free Lunch

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No Free Lunch

An international organisation and movement which seeks to change the current relationship between the health professions and the pharmaceutical industry. The industry’s patronage is both undeclared and unknown to the general public and takes the form of gifts—e.g., textbooks and honoraria, as well as hospitality in the form of free lunches —for attending meetings which present an often unbalanced view of therapies and pharmaceuticals.
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TANSTAAFL es el acronismo del adagio The Aint't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch (que podria traducirse como <<no hay nada gratis en la vida>>).
(145.) The Vice President here ignores one of the key insights of economics, the "Tanstaafl" principle: there ain't no such thing as a free lunch.
After all, we are all familiar with the acronym TANSTAAFL coined by the author Robert Heinlein: There ain't no such thing as a free lunch.