Costa Rica restricts import, sale of baby walkers

Costa Rica passed a new regulation on the sale of baby walkers that will make them available for purchase only with a medical prescription.
The restriction is part of an Executive Decree signed by the Health Ministry and the Economy Ministry (MEIC). It also states that only pharmacies or medical and orthopedic supplies stores have permission to sell walkers, which have caused controversy in several countries because of their reported negative affect on child development and role in injuries.
Health Minister Fernando

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