HC Deb 11 October 1976 vol 917 c71W
Mrs. Wise

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will now proceed to implement the recommendations of the Medicines Commission that analgesics should be sold only over the counter, and in packs not larger than 25 in special cases.

Mr. Moyle

The Medicines Commission has reviewed its recommendation that the sale by self-service methods of preparations containing analgesics should be prohibited in all shops. Its advice, together with the representations received both for and against the recommended ban, is now being considered by Ministers, and their decision will be announced as soon as possible.

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