The Home of Representatives has urged the Nationwide Company for Meals and Drug Administration and Management (NAFDAC) to arrest and prosecute on-line drug distributors.
This decision is sequel to a movement moved by Luke Onofiok on Tuesday, throughout plenary.
Onofiok raised an alarm over the sale of medication like viagra, tramadol and different pharmaceutical merchandise with out docs prescriptions by distributors on-line.
He careworn that the commercial of medication is prohibited, subsequently, the federal government ought to take motion.
“Given the false, exaggerated media and on-line commercial of medication, members of the general public are enticed into shopping for the medication starting from dietary dietary supplements, cholesterol-lowering drugs, analgesics, together with tramadol and aspirin to Viagra and different intercourse enhancement medication, a few of that are unregistered and bought with out a physician’s prescription or the recommendation of a pharmacist,” he stated.
Different resolutions from the movement embrace a name on the Promoting Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) to liaise with internet marketing corporations like Google, Fb, Twitter, others to successfully monitor, management and implement promoting requirements towards on-line drug advertisers and distributors
The Home urged the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria to sanction and prosecute people partaking within the sale and promotion of medicines on-line with out the requisite authorization in keeping with the legislation establishing the Council
It requested the Federal Competitors and Client Safety Fee (FCCPC) to take obligatory motion in the direction of defending customers of on-line medication Supply: DailyPost