Pharmacies: OTC Price Wars

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Pharmaceutical Executive

Pharmaceutical Executive, Pharmaceutical Executive-07-01-2001, Volume 0, Issue 0

London, United Kingdom-The UK OTC trade association supports the Community Pharmacy Action Group (CPAG) in its decision to withdraw a court case regarding the price-fixing of OTC drugs after the judge said there was little evidence that abolition of price maintenance would harm community pharmacists. The withdrawal brings an end to a long-running court battle pitting the pharmaceutical industry against an equally powerful corporate enemy, the supermarkets.