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China Releases Interpretations Of Criminal Activities Associated With Counterfeit Drugs

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

At a recent press conference by China's State Council Information Office, top executives from the People's Supreme Court and Procuratorate introduced the background, procedures and main content on the interpretation draft of the law against counterfeit and inferior medicines. Officially enforced on May 27, the legal application seeks to improve the criteria for determining the crimes of: production and sale of counterfeit drugs that are seriously harmful to health; damaging consequences for physical injuries caused by fake medicines; healthcare institutions that knowingly apply or sell counterfeit or inferior drugs, and their responsibilities according to criminal investigation; and those who facilitate illegal sales by providing mailing and advertising services. (Click here for more - Chinese Language)

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