In the Czech Republic, according to experts, there is no problem with pharmacies in pharmacies, but on the internet. Usually they are medications for sexual dysfunction, heartburn, eating disorders, anxiety or oncological disease.
Roman, whose reception was announced by Health Minister Adam Vojtěch (for YES), is now being dealt with by the Chamber of Deputies.
According to the Ministry's design, pharmacies are not yet common in pharmacies in the EU, but the risk is increasing. "Falsified medicines that reach patients through the legal distribution chain pose a risk to human health and can also reduce patient confidence in the legal distribution chain, healthcare provider and healthcare" writes in the document.
According to the Czech pharmacy room, the current safety rules for dispensing medicines in pharmacies are sufficient. "There is not a single fake drug in Czech pharmacies, so the introduction of the regulation in the proposed form is disproportionately administratively demanding, disproportionately expensive for pharmacies and de facto superfluous in the current situation." said Lubomir Chudoba, President of the House.
The costs of the storage system where the packaging codes will be registered will be borne by the pharmaceutical companies. The Czech National Drug Test Organization is located in the Czech Republic, consisting of the Association of Innovative Pharmaceutical Industry, the Czech Association of Pharmaceutical Companies, the Association of European Medicines Distributors, the Association of Drug Distributors and the Czech Pharmacopoeia.
Fines up to 20 million
Some pharmacies have been testing since July. The pharmacy room estimates the cost of the new regulation in February for 300-500 million CZK to pharmacies. The amount included the acquisition of new code readers, new pharmacy software, as well as staff training or the time it took to spend extra for verification. Largest pharmacy network, Dr. Pharmacies Max has invested more than two million crowns in readers in 430 stores.
Poverty has already pointed this out the sanction for violating the bill is a maximum of 20 million crowns, one of the highest in the EU. According to the State Institute for Drug Control it is a maximum limit, penalties usually do not reach half. In other European countries, criminal sanctions are also violated for violating the directive against counterfeit medicines.