14/15 April 2021
GMP News No. 921: The UN International Narcotics Control Board Warnsof Counterfeit Medicines
The UN International Narcotics Control Board Warnsof Counterfeit Medicines
Dr Philip O. Emafo, President of the INCB says that "theproblem of counterfeit medication and abuse of pharmaceuticalscontaining controlled substances bought without prescriptions has beenin existence for some time. However, the rapid expansion of unregulatedmarkets has dramatically worsened the situation".
The UN International Narcotics Control Board has called member statesto enforce existing legislation, to impede this menace, and also takeappropriate measures to increase the availability of medicinal drugsthrough legitimate channels, particularly in areas where there is lackof access.
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