Online Sale of Medicines
Food and Drug Administration, Maharashtra has taken regulatory action against Snapdeal, Amazon and Flipkart which were found to be selling/distributing medicines to consumers through internet without valid sales bill and requisite licenses.
A number of representations have been received from Chemists and Druggist associations against online sale of prescription drugs. Similarly, a number of representations have also been received to permit such sales.
The Health Minister, Shri J P Nadda stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.