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The health ministry said Friday it will ban Internet sales of most general medicines — including nonprescription cold medicines — to heighten consumer safety.

The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry announced the step in an ordinance to be adopted when the revised Pharmaceutical Affairs Law is put into place June 1.

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