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Under the Counter – India’s Pharmaceutical Industry

Written by Enya Williams

India has one of the largest and most dangerous pharmaceutical industries in the world.

Patent laws make medication extremely cheap in India and prescriptions are rarely needed. Having such cheap and easily accessible medication allows everyone to have equal access to all medicines. But it also means that over the counter drug addiction is a massive problem.

Many pharmacists are not following regulations, selling banned substances, and knowingly selling to people with over the counter drug addiction.

Under the Counter – India’s Pharmaceutical Industry

About The Author
Enya Williams

Enya Williams is a third year Journalism/Criminology student. She is hoping to use this project as a learning experience to help improve her skills as a journalist. As Rajasthan will be the 13th country she has visited this year, she is looking forward to having the opportunity to express her passion for exploring other cultures and countries.