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India Unbranded Generics Plans An Industry Threat As Elections Loom?

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As national elections loom, India’s prime minister has said the government will expand a retail scheme to sell cut-price no-name generic drugs intended to make medicines more affordable for the poor, and some analysts are expecting a potentially significant commercial impact on the country's main branded generics sector.

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