As noted earlier, the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, the adoption of the law is especially necessary in conditions of isolation.
The Federation Council at an extraordinary meeting on Thursday approved one of the “antivirus” laws on the procedure of remote sale of medicines, including prescription.
“The retail trade of medicines for medical use (with the exception of drugs, prescription, narcotic, psychotropic, and medicinal products containing alcohol with a volume fraction of ethyl alcohol over 25%) can be carried out by pharmacy institutions in the remote way. Retail trade in drugs for medical use, remote way can make pharmacy organizations licensed for pharmaceutical activity and the corresponding permission of the Federal body of Executive power exercising functions on control and supervision in the health sector”, – stated in the law.
In case of detection of the Internet sites or online shops that sell medicines without the necessary licenses and permits to carry out such activities, the sites will be entered in the register of banned and blocked.
The procedure of issuing permits for retail trade in drugs remotely, the requirements for pharmacy institutions, the exercise of the trade, and terms for the delivery of drugs to the citizens established by the government of the Russian Federation. Information about paid and received medicines shall be made to the traffic monitoring system of drugs for medical use.