Latvian drug prices could see a rise
This article was originally published in Scrip
There are still question marks on whether drug prices in Latvia will rise. Earlier this summer, the government abolished the "pharmacist owns pharmacy" rule, part of the national law on medicines adopted in 2001 and amended this year. Some quarters believed the rule could lead to an increase in drug prices because of likely pharmacy closures, but this fear has now lessened (scripintelligence.com, 19 August 2010).