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Six in 10 pharmacy professionals in favour of banning homeopathy prescribing

Friday 7th September 2018

Six in 10 pharmacy professionals are against the sale and dispensing of homeopathic products, pharmacists at an international conference have heard.
In a congress session taking place at the International Pharmaceutical Federation’s (FIP) World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science on Tuesday (4 September), 63% of between 150 to 200 people surveyed said ‘...

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