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September 28 results

Will you support your local chemist against the government’s medicine pricing policies?

We asked voters if they were going to support their local chemist after five years of changes to the medicine pricing policies by the government, which are seriously affecting the sector. A majority of voters, 79%, said they would support their local chemist, while 21% said they wouldn’t.

The Algarve Resident runs an online poll every week – log onto our website at and you will find the current question on the right hand side of the page.

Voting runs from each Wednesday for a week.

Your vote will be registered as soon as you click and you will see in an instant how your vote has affected the poll.

This week’s question is:

Is more austerity a necessary evil for Portugal?