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Korea's Finance Ministry Seeks Wider Public Access To OTC Products; Sparks Protests From Pharmacists

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

SEOUL -The Ministry of Strategy and Finance is moving to allow sales of over-the-counter drugs at convenience stores as part of a continuing effort to make the local pharmaceutical sector internationally more competitive by removing longstanding, albeit irregular, business practices. As it stands now in Korea, OTC products must be purchased from pharmacists

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