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Pharmacy in legal row with health minister

Lloyds will challenge new rules concerning over-the-counter medicines in High Court

5th June, 2016
Lyods pharamcy have challenged Simon Harris's new ruling

The biggest pharmacy chain in the country is taking a legal case against new regulations that mean consumers will no longer have direct access to headache tablets and cough medicines in pharmacy shops.

Under the new rules, pharmacies will have to store non- prescription medicines in areas that are not accessible to the public. Lloyds Pharmacy has lodged a legal challenge in the High Court against Minister for Health Simon Harris over the regulations regarding...

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