Chemist Warehouse to ignore TGA ad order

Discount pharmacy chain, Chemist Warehouse, is set for a showdown with the Department of Health over its refusal to comply with a TGA Complaints Review Panel order regarding content on the company’s website.

The stand-off between Chemist Warehouse and the Complaints Review Panel developed after a complaint was lodged over ‘health information’ published on the company’s website, which was deemed to be advertising, a claim the group rejected, and may force the Department of Health to intervene as the only body that could force the company to comply with the order.

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