Heath Ministry asks for enhanced control of narcotic drug, pre-substances

Tuesday 16/06/2020 14:49

VGP – The Ministry of Health has required its agencies to enhance the implementation of activities in the Action month for drug prevention and control 2020. 

Accordingly, agencies under the Ministry of Health and localities’ departments of health are tasked to communicate the laws on drug prevention and control. 

The ministry asked for inspecting and supervising the production and use of narcotic drugs, psychotropic medicines, pre-substances used as medicines, combined medicines containing narcotic active ingredients, psychotropic substances and pre-substances at pharmaceutical establishments and medical facilities. 

It also stressed the need not to let criminals take advantage of synthetic drug production.

The ministry has requested to actively set up plans and programs to launch the Action month for drug prevention and control. 

The National action month for drug prevention and control is taking place (from June 1 to 30) and all people fight against Drugs Day with the theme “Promote spirit of prevention and battle against the Covid-19 pandemic, take action for the community without drugs”. 

By Thuy Dung 

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