ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Defence-Not the Whole Story

almost irrelevant to most people but for the fact that the last year has seen a growing consumer awareness on drug issues. The tardiness of the government in introducing the new policy may have been the emergence of a counter-lobby to the drug industry and a growing concern among people about the high prices of drugs, spurious formulations, non-availability of essential, life-saving products and promotion of medicines banned in many countries. The new drug policy may thus be due for a stormy reception.

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