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Slovaks avoid buying drugs online

PEOPLE in Slovakia do not seem very interested in buying non-prescription drugs online, preferring brick-and-mortar outlets. This was one finding from a survey conducted among a sample of 2,000 respondents from Slovakia and the Czech Republic by polling agency GfK, the SITA newswire reported in early October.

PEOPLE in Slovakia do not seem very interested in buying non-prescription drugs online, preferring brick-and-mortar outlets. This was one finding from a survey conducted among a sample of 2,000 respondents from Slovakia and the Czech Republic by polling agency GfK, the SITA newswire reported in early October.

While online drug sales account for 3 percent of the market in Slovakia, in the Czech Republic the figure is 5 percent. Instead, people use the internet, along with supermarkets and drugstores, to shop for nutritional supplements and slimming pills.

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