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Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Drugs and Cosmetics Act


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.

Govt may regulate e-cigarette as drug

July 28, 2013 1:09 am

Alarmed at the increasing popularity of e-cigarettes on the one hand and the lack of awareness on the other,the health ministry

80 clinical trial deaths in 7 yrs: Centre to SC

March 21, 2013 1:46 am

Compensation was paid to families of 44 victims till 2011

Drug makers need not mark green or red dot on labels: SC

March 12, 2013 2:43 am

Cosmetics and drugs cannot be treated at par with food articles when it comes to labelling them with a red or a green mark to distinguish on the basis of vegetarian and non-vegetarian ingredients