More products containing bear bile being sold in TCM shops, says Traffic


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  • Monday, 21 Oct 2019

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PETALING JAYA: There has been an increase in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) shops selling products, claiming to contain some form of bear bile compared to four years ago, says a wildlife trade monitoring network.

Traffic said bear-based medicines were offered in 69% of TCM shops surveyed in peninsular Malaysia from 2017 to 2018, compared to 2012, when it was just 48%.

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