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Medicines (Sales)

Volume 927: debated on Tuesday 8 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is Her Majesty's Government's policy on the sale of analgesics and drugs generally by self-service.

The Medicines Act envisages that medicines should normally be sold by or under the supervision of a pharmacist, but it provides for specified medicines to be sold otherwise. As regards analgesics I would refer the hon. Member to my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull, Central (Mr. McNamara) on 24th February.—[Vol. 926 c. 652–3.]