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Japan’s NHI-Claiming Pharmacy Numbers Rise

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

TOKYO - Amid a controversial plan to revamp a Japanese law on sales of prescription and OTC drugs, the number of pharmacies that dispense prescription drugs at the end of March 2007, or fiscal 2007, grew 1.1 percent over fiscal 2006 to 52,539, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare reported Oct. 17

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