A recent discussion questions the proliferation of pharmaceuticals in France and Italy.

The Pop-Up City has recently observed a curious trend amongst Italy and France: bright green pharmaceutical signs. Admittedly, bright signs like these may be standard fare for these countries. However, digging further into the phenomenon, he has unearthed a potential link to pharmaceutical popularity with a cemetery pollution problem.

According to an urban planner sited by the writer, France and Italy’s pharmaceutical intake ranks amongst the highest in the world. In turn, the heavy use of chemicals acts as temporary preservation (mummification of bodies):

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