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Amendments in the Federal Law on circulation of drugs

On 25 December 2012 Federal Law No.262-FZ “On amendments to the Federal Law on circulation of drugs” (hereinafter – the “Law”) was signed by the President of Russia.

The Law is aimed at prevention of non-medical use of drugs by persons abusing narcotic and psychotropic substances.

This Law has governed at statutory level the order of dispensing and inventory of drugs for medical use that are not treated as narcotic or psychotropic substances – drugs inventory accounting. Before the similar order was stipulated in regulations– Ministry of Health and Social Development Decree dated 14 December 2005 No. 785 “On order of dispensing the drugs” (hereinafter – the “Decree No. 785”). More…