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19 August 2011

CPA effect on pharmacies

You've heard of the consumer protection act (CPA), but how does it actually benefit you, the consumer?

 

"The Act applies to everything you sell, and to the service, advice and recommendations you provide as a professional or as a sales assistant," she said.

  • The bundling of these goods and services results in economic benefit for consumers.
  • The convenience to the consumer in having those goods or services bundled outweighs the limitation of the consumer’s right to choice.
  • That bundled goods or services are also offered separately and at individual prices.

  • the nature, properties, advantages or uses of the goods or services;
  • the manner in, or conditions on which those goods or services may be supplied;
  • the price at which at which those goods and services may be supplied; or
  • the sponsoring of any event.

 
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