Sale of illegal drugs on the rise


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  • Monday, 11 Jul 2005

PHARMACY Services Department director Datuk Che Mohd Zin Che Awang was reported in Kosmo! as saying that the sale of unregistered drugs and medication was on the rise, raising fears that the wrong use of such drugs could cause severe side effects or even death. 

Data from the Health Ministry’s Drug Control Authority showed that drugs seized last year had touched RM27.3mil, an increase of RM20mil compared to the value of drugs seized a year before. 

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