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Tight control over pharmacies as youth found modifying pills


The Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are planning to impose stricter controls on pharmacies in Bangkok after some young people were found to be modifying over the counter pills into stimulants.

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 The medicines misused include allergy pills, painkillers and cough medication. 
Meanwhile, teachers are concerned that these preventive campaigns might be “pointing the way for villains” and called on parents to keep an eye on their children. 
ONCB secretarygeneral Permpong Chaowalit and FDA deputy secretarygeneral Prapon Angtrakul said yesterday that officials would strictly enforce laws, carry out indepth investigations and con

Published : July 09, 2015

By : The Nation