drive against illegal medicine

Seizure by an Indian agency of large quantities of potent medicines destined for the UK, Europe and the US has led the authorities in Britain and India to enhance intelligence-sharing to tackle international medicines crime. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

India, UK step up drive against illegal medicines smuggled to Britain, Europe

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London, London
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2018 09:13 AM IST
India’s Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) recently seized 350,000 tablets of potent medicines, such as Diazepam, Tramadol and Zopiclone, destined for the UK, Europe and the US, Britain’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said on Thursday.
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