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This photo taken on December 18, 2018 shows traditional medicine store owner Gu Cheng-pu behind the counter at the family's Chinese herbal medicine store in New Taipei City. - Traditional medicine shops are dying out -- with some 200 closing their doors every year -- even though traditional medicine remains wildly popular in Taiwan because the authorities have not issued any new licenses since 1998 and those that exist cannot be passed down to younger generations. (Photo by HSU Tsun-hsu / AFP) / TO GO WITH Taiwan-medicine-health-lifestyle,FEATURE by Sean Chang (Photo credit should read HSU TSUN-HSU/AFP/Getty Images)

This photo taken on December 18, 2018 shows traditional medicine store owner Gu Cheng-pu behind the counter at the family's Chinese herbal medicine store in New Taipei City. - Traditional medicine shops are dying out -- with some 200 closing their doors every year -- even though traditional medicine remains wildly popular in Taiwan because the authorities have not issued any new licenses since 1998 and those that exist cannot be passed down to younger generations. (Photo by HSU Tsun-hsu / AFP) / TO GO WITH Taiwan-medicine-health-lifestyle,FEATURE by Sean Chang        (Photo credit should read HSU TSUN-HSU/AFP/Getty Images)