As part of the debate on the transition to a notification procedure for the wholesale and retail sale of medicinal products with a view to removing bureaucratic obstacles for pharmacy business, Roszdravnadzor published a mass inspection of wholesale drug stores.As reported on the pages of the site medportal.ru, in the course of verification activities department specialists were able to identify 62 organizations that are not engaged in trade in the declared areas.
According to experts, the creation of "phantom" drug stores can pursue goals such as access to credit, tax exemption, trade in counterfeit, substandard or counterfeit medicines and illegal circulation of narcotics or legalization of proceeds derived from illegal activities.In any case, this is a gross violation of licensing requirements and close borders with illegal business or lzhepredprinimatelstvo (the creation of a commercial organization without intent to engage in business activities), which are prescribed by Articles 172 and 173 of the
Rospotrebnadzor sent in their territorial control regulations about bringing the perpetrators to administrative responsibility.In addition, the obtained data audits were also sent to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, which will decide on bringing those responsible to justice.
results of inspections have allowed Roszdravnadzor say that at the moment the wholesale segment of the pharmaceutical market is not ready for self-regulation, even in its composition and includes almost 2.6 thousand companies, most of which are bona fide suppliers of medicines.
In this regard, Head of Licensing and Legal Roszdravnadzor Sergei Maximov said that "... in this scenario, least of all interested patients and conscientious distributors of drugs that the day after the abolition of the license control in this area would be forced to competefraudsters who obtained a license to trade through a pharmaceutical warehouse in order to legalize the supply of counterfeit, substandard and counterfeit medicines. "