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Chemists strike continues for third consecutive day across Punjab

LAHORE:  The chemists and druggists strike against the amendments to Drugs Act 1976 continues for the third consecutive day on Wednesday across Punjab including the provincial capital.

The medical stores in Lahore and other cities of the province remained closed for the third consecutive day as part of the chemist strike due to which patients are facing great hardships and inconvenience in purchasing medicines.

Besides medical stores all big and small wholesale markets are also closed. The medical stores owners and chemists have taken court rallies and held protest demonstration against the amendments to Drugs Act, which has stringent laws against sale of spurious and substandard medicines.