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New rules for pharmacies, but restrictions remain

The government is likely to approve measures to reform the way pharmacies are regulated and policed next week, when details of the new Pharmacy Bill come before the cabinet.

8th April, 2006

The government is likely to approve measures to reform the way pharmacies are regulated and policed next week, when details of the new Pharmacy Bill come before the cabinet.

However, restrictions which have been criticised as anticompetitive will only be partially removed. If the bill is approved by the cabinet this week, the legislation will be published shortly.

It is believed that the controversial bar on foreign-trained chemists opening new shops will remain in place,...

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