TVNZ/Newstalk ZB: Calls for restrictions on cough medicines

Medsafe is calling for 70 cough and cold remedies to be banned from the shelves of supermarkets and dairies, citing concerns over their safety for children.

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“Food and Grocery Council chief executive Katherine Rich says it would mean that New Zealanders pay up to 45% more for the same products in pharmacies.

“She says Medsafe has come up with no evidence that there is a problem that needs to be fixed.