the Bill was prepared by the government was initially inclined to allow the online selling of OTC drugs. But after the adoption of the second reading of the document at the request of the Cabinet was returned to second reading. On the background of the development of the situation of coronavirus has been decided to add to the bill the permission to sell prescription drugs.
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However, the restrictions will still be, told reporters the head of the state Duma Committee on health Dmitry Morozov. The deputies did not intend to allow the purchase of online medications no online prescription and hard drugs, and alcohol with a share of ethyl alcohol above 25%. According to him, this mean the amendments prepared for the second reading.
He added that in the list of limitations included “poisons, which are indicated in the weight amounts in the Penal code”.
the Third reading of the bill planned operational next week.
Note that while before the adoption of the law, pharmaceutical companies can offer clients the service online booking with the ability to pick up the ordered medications at your local pharmacy. As previously emphasized, the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, the decision to online sales are especially important now, when the world is faced with epidemic coronavirus infection. According to him, it is necessary to provide people with the opportunity without extra trips to the pharmacy to buy the necessary drugs. And to protect them from unscrupulous sellers artificially create high demand.