Jharkhand Druggists Call Off Strike
Jharkhand chemists Monday called off a strike to protest anomalies in the value added tax (VAT) implemented from April 1 after Finance Minister Raghubar Das promised an ordinance to accept their demands. //
"We have called off the strike as the finance minister has accepted our demand and ass...
FDA Hears Pros, Cons of Pharmacist-to-Patient Drug Sales
...ance patient care," James Appleby, chief operating officer of the American Pharmacists Association, said Tuesday.
He sees the proposal as a way for druggists
to be reimbursed by the health insurance industry for dispensing advice and medications to consumers.
"If behind-the-counter medications are going ...
Manipur Pharmacies Shut Down Fearing Separatist Threats
... rebel group demanded Rs.10 million ($247,000) as 'tax' from the All Manipur Medical Representative Association and the All Manipur Pharmaceutical and druggists
The two associations have not named the separatist group for fear of reprisal.
"There is a lurking fear that the militan...
Druggists On Strike In Jharkhand To Protest Against VAT Anomalies
... Jharkhand druggists
go on an indefinite strike, protesting against the anomalies in the Value Added Tax (VAT) implemented from April 1.//
Medical shops in Jharkhand ...
Jharkhand Pharmacies Refuse To Sell Viagra
...by selling Viagra. "But it does not mean we should risk lives of people. We cannot measure everything in terms of profit and loss," he said.
pointed out that many cough syrups were already being misused in the state as many youngsters were addicted to consuming them as intoxicant.
The growing availability of Fake drugs in the market
...ntroller Ramakrishna Gandhi said the warnings have been conveyed to all its circle offices, hospitals, district health centres, Karnataka Chemists and druggists
Association and ESI dispensaries. The Drug Controller of India was also informed regarding the availability of spurious drugs in the market as officia...
Pharmacies in for a dose of bitter medicine
... In a long-delayed move, the Foods and Drugs Department is beginning to bare its fangs at chemists and druggists
operating without qualified pharmacists, an offence under the Indian Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940.
According to official sources, not only does...
Spreading its wings
... Andhra Pradesh Chemists and druggists
Association (APCDA) has decided to help its member chemists to computerise ...Gupta, president, APCDA, felt that the proposed mechanism would prepare the druggists
to face any surprise inspections from the regulatory authorities. The sale ...
Chemists prepare for face-off with manufacturers
... pharmaceutical industry of the country and the RDCA or the Retail & Dispensing Chemists Association. The latter is a member body of over 5,000 retail druggists
& chemists spread across the country headed by Kishore R Shah. //
It is a classic case of friends turning foes and the reason for this is the tran...