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HSA: Harsher penalties for illegal trade of codeine products in Singapore
 

HSA: Harsher penalties for illegal trade of codeine products in Singapore

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In line with the longstanding problem of codeine addiction in Singapore, the prescribed sentences for unlawful trade of codeine have been revised to impose higher fines – up to five times the previous limit.
 
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4 Jan 2017 - General
 
Its good to read that the Health Sciences Authority are imposing harsher penalties for unlawful trade of codeine-based cough mixture. Opioid addiction is very problematic, and I agree that this problem needs to be addressed right away before the situ...
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Last month we have discussed about a Singapore pharmacist selling of codeine syrup for high profits. Codeine is a narcotic drug and it can cause cautious with patients who insist on having only codeine-type cough syrups, and who appear clinically wel...
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