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No prescription, no medicine

Jul 18, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Pharmacists, who do not abide by the Cosmetics Devices and Drugs Act ands ell drugs without a doctor’s prescription, will be either fined or sentenced a jail term, the Director General of the National dangerous drug control board, K. Gamage said. He said a pharmacist who sells drugs to people without prescriptions will be either fined a sum of Rs 5000 to Rs 50,000 or will be sentenced a jail term of 3 months or will be fined and sent to prison. The board has taken action to create awareness among pharmacists and the police after two school students in the Gampaha area had purchased medicine without prescriptions.   www.dailymirror.lk/index.php/news/5176-no-prescription-no-medicine.html