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Korean Lawmakers Focus On Elections, Pass On Expanding OTC Sales

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The Health Ministry’s bill to allow sales of some OTC products in supermarkets looks doomed as lawmakers leave to prepare for upcoming elections. If the ministry wants the Assembly to consider the change next year, it would have to restart the process.

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