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Kuwait shuts down 14 new pharmacies to control mask prices

New pharmacies shut down
New pharmacies shut down
KUWAIT, Feb 26 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Ministry of Trade and Industry closed 14 new drugstores for failure to commit to the decided prices of medical masks.
Thus, the total number of closed pharmacies has risen to 19, the ministry said in a press statement.
The shutdown is part of a campaign launched by the ministry to control the price of medical masks in the country.
Earlier on Tuesday, the ministry closed five pharmacies for raising the price of masks illegally. (end) mfm.amh.mt