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Drugs, China, And the Curious Case of Dragon Pharmacy Knock-Offs

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The Dragon City Pharmacy has become a cult favorite for Chinese visitors to Hong Kong, selling everything from medicines to mascara. Even so, the owners of this mom-and-pop business were bewildered when copycat drug stores bearing its brand began popping up across the city.

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