Catherine Lemorton

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Catherine Lemorton
Catherine Lemorton - Cohen's rallye, Toulouse town election, 2008 - 2252.jpg
Catherine Lemorton at a rallye in Toulouse
Assembly Member
for National Assembly of France
Assumed office
17 june 2007
Preceded by Bernadette Païx
Personal details
Born (1961-06-20) June 20, 1961 (age 53)
Troyes, Aube
Political party Socialist Party (France)

Catherine Lemorton is a French pharmacist and politician(member of the National Assembly of France). She represents the Haute-Garonne department,[1] and is a member of the Socialist party. She won the election in 2007 in the first circonscription (constituency) of Toulouse, defeating Jean-Luc Moudenc who was mayor of Toulouse at the time.

Parliamentary action[edit]

Catherine Lemorton is known for her report (la prescription, la consommation et la fiscalité des médicaments)[2][3] on pharmaceutical drugs. It is very often regarded as taking part in a fight against the lobbies of the pharmaceutical industry[4] and the conflicts of interest in medicament's policies.


  1. ^ "Liste définitive des députés élus à l'issue des deux tours" (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 2010-07-03. 
  2. ^ rapport parlementaire sur la prescription, la consommation et la fiscalité des médicaments on the website of the french national assembly (in french).
  3. ^ Catherine Lemorton : sa vie et ses combats de députée à l'assemblée nationale, April 30, 2009 in La Voix du Midi.
  4. ^ Lobbying & santé by Roger Lenglet éditions Pascal (2009) p.307
This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.