Monday, July 27, 2009

Pharmacists in Bahrain Oppose Draft Law

From the Khaleej Times:
A draft law giving businessmen right to open pharmacies in Bahrain has been rejected by pharmacists.

The Bahrain Pharmacists Society at an extraordinary meeting held last week called upon parliament not to pass the bill to protect economic interests of its members.

The current law regulating working of pharmacies was issued in 1997 and allows only Bahrainis with a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy to open a pharmacy. The proposed bill allows investors from various nationalities to enter
the business. ...more

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