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Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association president Shantia McBride.

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Pharmacies hopeful new price controls ‘cease’ next Tuesday

Pharmacies are voicing cautious optimism that their lower-margin price control regime could end as early as next Tuesday with the industry also pushing for a reduction in work permit fees.

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Pharmacist profits down after price controls

PRIVATE pharmacies have seen a reduction in profits since the government’s price control regulations that were meant to bring economic relief to Bahamians were introduced late last year, according to the Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association’s (BPA) president yesterday.

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Pharmacies were closed 'to protect businesses from facing penalties'

THE Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association’s president has sought to clarify the motive behind some pharmacies closing this week, saying it was not a slight to the government but to protect the businesses from facing penalties for failing to implement the new regulations.


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