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Chemists on strike today against Centre's move to regularise e-pharmacies

Online pharmacies will accept order and deliver medicines as usual.

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Chemists across the country have shut down shutters on Friday to protest against the central government's move to regulate online sale of medicines.

While the government has issued appeals and warning letters to chemists not to proceed on a strike it is also taking steps to ensure there are no shortages. Pharmacies in hospitals and day and night stores will remain open, according to Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration commissioner Pallavi Darade.  

Online pharmacies will accept the order and deliver medicines as usual.  “A majority of our stores will be closed today, however, we plan to open a few pharmacies

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First Published: Sep 28 2018 | 8:44 AM IST

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