As explained by the Chairman of the Duma Committee on state building and legislation Pavel Krasheninnikov, the difference between an administrative offense and criminal is the cost of drugs, medical devices and adulterated dietary Supplements are put into circulation. If the cost to 100 thousand rubles, administrative liability. If illegal and dangerous product sold at a higher amount, then apply the criminal code.

Photo: From personal archive Eugene myronovych the Volunteers were allowed to purchase drugs without prescriptions

“as the maximum punishment for a criminal offense provides for imprisonment for a period of 4 to 6 years”, – said Pavel Krasheninnikov.

If the revs offenders were not large and did not to the Criminal code, they face fines under the administrative code. Citizens for administrative offense fines range from 75 to 200 thousand rubles, for officials and individual businessmen – from 150 to 600 thousand rubles, for legal entities – from 2 to 6 million rubles. For organizations and individual entrepreneurs as an alternative punishment possible administrative suspension of activity for up to 90 days.

the Protocols on an administrative offense will be officials of the bodies exercising the functions of control and supervision in sphere of public health and state sanitary-epidemiological supervision.

the prescription drugs suggested to write on the portal of public services

however, the law introduces an important clarification. Responsible for the sales of unregistered medicines will not apply to a situation when these drugs are not produced in Russia, but a necessary PAthe clients are recomendate who. That is, forgeries and counterfeits, they are not.