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Crackdown on Margherita pharmacies

Finally, the authorities have started crackdown on a section of pharmacies for failing to meet the norms in Tinsukia district of Assam.  A team of health department visited a number of pharmacies in Margherita, Ledo and Jagun areas on Saturday.

The team comprising drugs inspector Krishna Baishya, drugs officer Rajib Gogoi and deputy drugs controller Hari Chandra Deori gave a surprise visit to a number of nursing homes and pharmacies and examined the documents. During the surprise visit, the health department team cancelled two licenses detecting a slew of irregularities.

One of them in Jagun while another pharmacy was selling medicines in Lekhapani area. Local residents have appreciated the move to rein in a section of private medical establishments. 

 

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Mithun Baruah reports from Margherita.

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