Chemists to become new drug-busters
After the failure of India’s most ambitious whistleblower policy to handsomely reward those who help seize spurious, adulterated and misbranded drugs, cosmetics and medical devices. Dr Singh has decided to rope in India’s seven lakh chemist outlets to help government check the commercial sale of fake or spurious drugs. Dr G N Singh, Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) is travelling to Chandigarh on Sunday to make an open plea to chemists during his address at the executive meeting of the All India Organization of Chemists and Druggists an apex body of nearly 7.5 lakh members involved in wholesale and retail trade of pharmaceutical products.
Airport bust uncovers 4.5 MILLION cigarettes disguised as toilet paper as accused smuggler faces court over the contraband.
Officers have seized 4.5 million undeclared cigarettes being smuggled into the...