AIOCD Declares ‘All India Chemists Bandh’ On Sept 28 Against Online sale of Medicine
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New Delhi : All India Organisation of Chemists & Druggist (AIOCD) country’s largest Organisation of Chemists & Distributors made its stand clear that they strongly oppose “Online Sale of Medicine”. The Organisation also declared All lndia Chemists One Day Bandh declared on Friday, 28th September 2018 to protest against any move by Central Government allowing Sale of Medicines through internet or allowing E-pharmacies to operate in India in any form.
Addressing the Media J. S. Shinde, President, All India Organisation of Chemists & Druggist (AIOCD) said,
“AlOCD made repeated appeals by memorandums to Central Govt, Concern Ministers, and Departments, State Food & Drug Administration citing numerous cases & examples of illegal online sale of
Medicines by so called e-pharmacies, portals or internets and observed two times One Day Day all India Chemists Bandh and 8 hours work to rule, to sensitize the seriousness of this issue.”
Speaking about the violation of provisions done by online players he said,
“Online players operating without any responsibility under the Act and are passing on the orders without verifying the authenticity of the prescription.
The drugs like MTP Kits, Sildenafil Tadalafil, habit forming drugs like codeine are sold without prescription of RMP’s.”
Rajiv Singhal, All India Organisation of Chemists & Druggist said,
“Inspite of all democratic measures central govt. Went ahead with its agenda without considering cocerns, particularly possible in ill effect on health of general public and youth of our country.”