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Major Japanese Party To Review New On-Line Drug-Ordering Policy

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Japan's leading opposition party says it is open to taking a new look at new government regulations applying stricter regulations on mail-order drugs. Rakuten and 59 other Internet-based business owners questioned the ruling and leading-opposition parties about their support for on-line business. The Democratic Party of Japan, the leading opposition party, said it would consider a review of the policy, but the ruling Liberal Democratic Party said only that it would study the issue. The DPJ said there were serious problems with the restrictive policy that took effect in June. (Click here for more - a subscription may be required



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