Monday, Dec 05, 2022

Drugs and Cosmetics Act


New drugs bill is a prescription for disaster

August 09, 2022 9:06 am

Dinesh Thakur, Prashant Reddy T write: It serves the interests of the pharma industry, not public health

Draft Drugs, Medical Devices and Cosmetics Bill 2022: The making of the digital pharmacist

July 28, 2022 8:32 am

Shailaja Chandra writes: Draft law recognises potential of e-commerce in the pharmaceutical sector. But more needs to be done to ensure that the medical products sold in the country are safe, effective and conform to prescribed quality standards

Charitable distribution not exempted: Delhi govt on Gautam Gambhir’s health camp

December 09, 2021 7:56 am

🔴 The Delhi HC had on Sept 20 stayed the proceeding in the Drugs Control department criminal complaint and asked it respond to the petition moved by the Gautam Gambhir Foundation.

Hoarding Covid medicines: Supreme Court refuses to stay proceedings against Gambhir foundation

July 26, 2021 2:22 pm

A bench comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah said people were running around for medicines and drugs, and in this situation suddenly a trust comes and says we will give you medicines.

Explained: Reading medical device rules

February 13, 2020 9:37 am

Following changes notified by the government, medical devices will be regulated on the same lines as drugs. What devices are covered, what has changed, and why was this move felt necessary?

Govt notifies medical equipment as ‘drugs’

February 11, 2020 11:39 pm

The manufacture, import and sale of all medical devices will now need to be certified by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation.

E-commerce website's CEO booked by FDA for selling Schedule H drugs

May 23, 2015 1:39 pm

According to a drug inspector, currently there are no provisions in Information and Technology Act for drug sales.

Five ‘fake doctors’ arrested in Gurgaon

January 05, 2014 3:51 am

Five men were arrested in Gurgaon on charges of running clinics without permission,police said on Saturday.

Opposing crackdown,7,000 chemists to go on strike

November 11, 2013 12:46 am

They claim FDA is being high-handed while implementing Drugs and Cosmetics Act.

After HC disallows ban,govt to put warning on anti-depressant

November 06, 2013 1:43 am

A notification regarding this will soon be issued under section 26A of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act.