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Drug Price Control Order 2013

The hope that prices of medicines will reduce and super-profits will be curtailed has been belied by the government's drug control measures. As warned earlier, there are many loopholes which will keep most medicines out of price control, while manufacturers are likely to move away from controlled medicines to the production of unregulated ones. There is not even a proper mechanism to record and respond to consumer grievances.



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