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City’s Pharma Company Found to Manufacture and Export Banned Drug

By HIOC Team

A recent investigation conducted by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials has revealed that a banned narcotic substance called ephedrine is being manufactured and transported by a city based pharmaceutical company, Kopplem Pharma Chemicals Ltd., situated in Jeedimetla. The DRI officials have seized 10 tins of ephedrine, worth Rs.33 crore in the company. The... »

State has 90% of Fake Pharmacies

By HIOC Team

20 April 2011: The AP Pharmacy Council has recently reported that, of the 50,000 pharmacy stores in the state, nearly 90% are fake. Several owners of the pharmacy stores are found to be borrowing the certificates of unemployed pharmacy graduates and paying them Rs.3000 to 5000 per month. This is against the Pharmacy Act,... »

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