You will be able to buy cold medicine and pain stops at convenience stores
According to the Nihon Keizai Shimbun news report, it seems that the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare will revise the law so that you can buy cold medicine and pain reliever at convenience stores.
This will allow you to buy medicine when you suddenly get caught by a cold, headache, or even when a hospital or pharmacy is closed.
Details are as follows.
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare to be able to sell cold medicine / analgesics at convenience stores
According to this article, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare seems to make it possible to sell cold medicine and analgesic (pain reliever) under certain conditions even at convenience stores etc. from April 2009. And it says it will also ban the sales of vitamins using the Internet and catalogs.
In addition, to make it easier for consumers to evaluate the safety of pharmaceuticals, it is said that it is easier for consumers to evaluate the safety of drugs by obliging pharmaceutical companies to display them in three stages so that the efficacy of drugs and the strength of side effects can be seen at a glance.
Due to the revision of the law by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, it was classified as "medicinal" in the past but it was classified as "quasi-drugs" because it was said that its efficacy is mild and highly safeYou can purchase stomach medicine, intestinal medicine, disinfectant, contact medication, etc. at a convenience storeHowever, if drugs such as cold medicine and pain reliever are also sold, is not it very useful?
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