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Legislation: Evolutions of medicines labelling

Legislation: Evolutions of medicines labelling

Mikhail Murashko, head of the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare, told journalists on October 16, 2017 that the new marking system will enable each patient to verify the legal registration of the medicine. Official experiment of labelling and monitoring the movement of drugs sold in pharmacies started in Russia in early 2017. In addition, the State Duma was to discuss in first lecture a draft bill on October 27 over mandatory marking system for all medicines sold in Russia from 2019 onwards. The labelling system must involve hundreds of manufacturers and distributors, as well as thousands of pharmacies.




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