Drugs and Cosmetics Act To be Amended to Sell Medicine Online | CORPORATE ETHOS

Drugs and Cosmetics Act To be Amended to Sell Medicine Online

By: | December 12, 2018
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Dec 12: The Drugs and Cosmetic Rules, 1945 will be amended regarding regulation of distribution or sale, stock, exhibit or offer for sale of drugs through e-pharmacy. As per these draft rules, the e-pharmacy shall mention the various details on its e-pharmacy portal, including name of the registered pharmacist, with the Registration No. and name of Pharmacy Council where the pharmacist has been registered, who validates the prescription prior to forward it to dispense the drugs,according to Mansukh L Mandaviya, Union Minister of STate for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemicals and Fertilisers.

He informed Parliament that the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 has provisions to sell, stock, exhibit or offer for sale or distribution of drugs.