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China to allow medicine sales online

China’s government is about to open the way for pharmaceuticals to be sold online. A law change may be enacted as early as this month, clearing the way for major retailers like Alibaba and Walmart to start dispensing prescriptions over the internet. Reuters reports that the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) is finalising a list of prescription medicines which will be approved for online sale. “The policy will be released in January or February and the CFDA is actively working …