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South Korea Health Ministry Seeks Legal Grounds Against Doctor Kickbacks

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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SEOUL - One month after denying it would seek tightened legal restrictions and punishment for doctors who accept kickbacks from pharmaceutical companies, South Korea's Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs said April 6 it now supports a bill submitted to the National Assembly to suspend licenses of doctors who participate in the practice

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