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    Focus on 3•15: Illegal medical advertisements and online drug sales were named!

    • Last Update: 2021-07-17
    • Source: Internet
    • Author: User
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      Medical Network News on March 16 is another year on March 15th, and all consumers' eyes are once again locked on this special day
    .
    At 8 o'clock tonight, the 2021 CCTV 3.
    15 Gala will be held as scheduled

    .
    The theme of the party was "Boosting Consumption from the Heart".
    For the first time, the use of intelligent virtual reality production technology showed the details of the case

    .
    In this more visual display, Internet medical advertisements were named in the context of the country's high-pressure crackdown on food and drug false advertisements, using self-descriptive advertising content, bidding rankings and other means to guide experts and drugs and other chaotic behaviors

    .
    Based on the classic cases of consumer rights protection announced by many provincial and municipal market supervision departments in recent days, they all hope to steadily increase consumption capacity, improve the consumption environment, and promote the high-quality development of the
    pharmaceutical industry through the power of integrity
    .

      Rights protection hotspot 1 :
      Illegal online sales of drugs and Internet medical advertisements have been rampant.

    In recent years, the topic of online sales of drugs has always been
    No.
    1
    in the medical hot search list

    .
    At the national level, great attention has been paid.
    The Measures for the Supervision and Administration of Drug Online Sales (Draft for Comment) issued by the State Food and Drug Administration clarified that only qualified
    companies can display prescription drug information, and seven types of drugs such as vaccines cannot be sold online
    .
    At the same time, it is emphasized that the third-party platform should establish an inspection system to inspect published drug information, supervise transaction behavior, actively stop problems found, and report major issues related to drug quality and safety to the drug supervision and management department in a timely manner

    .
    However, with the rapid development of the pharmaceutical e-commerce industry, some unqualified entities illegally sell drugs, illegally sell prescription drugs, and have hidden dangers in the distribution link.

    .
    In early March, a unit selected 17 online pharmacies and 117 banned or high-risk prescription drugs to conduct a centralized purchase test survey, and found that some online pharmacies not only have illegal acts of selling psychoactive drugs and other online banned drugs, but also have irregular electronic prescriptions , Promotion of prescription drugs and other phenomena

    .
    According to the investigation of this unit, a third-party platform can easily prescribe lidocaine aerosol, a local anesthetic for more than 7 days, without any manual consultation process

    .
    Many online pharmacies have also introduced a variety of promotional preferential policies

    .
    Among the classic cases announced in various places, the behavior of illegal online publicity and sales of drugs has received the most attention

    .
    At the CCTV 3.
    15 gala, the bidding ranking problem of Internet advertising search engines, which attracted social attention five years ago, was again named this year

    .
    This Internet field has been repeatedly banned, and the behavior of scoring the ball, by adding a space in the name of the public
    hospital , the search is all advertisements for other medical treatments and medicines, and illegal methods are emerging one after another
    .
    On March 16, 2020, the Lvyuan Branch of the Changchun City Market Supervision Bureau received a report saying that a pharmaceutical company published prescription drug advertisements online and sold prescription drugs

    .
    After investigation, the parties involved uploaded drug information instructions and other materials on November 4, 2019 through the online mall platform, and sold prescription drugs without authorization

    .
    In accordance with the "Advertising Law", "Measures for the Supervision and Administration of Drug Circulation" and other relevant regulations, the market supervision department ordered the parties to immediately stop the illegal activities and imposed a fine of 103,000 yuan

    .

      Rights protection hotspot 2 :
      Sales of expired drugs
    Judging from the typical cases of rights protection announced by the market supervision departments of various provinces and municipalities, the sale of expired drugs is another common phenomenon in the drug business in various regions

    .
    On June 29, 2020, Changchun City Market Supervision Administration Nanguan Branch received a consumer complaint that a certain dental clinic in Nanguan District used expired drugs

    .
    The parties did have used and unused expired drugs in their business premises, and the parties were unable to provide the source of purchases.
    Their behavior constituted
    an illegal act of using expired drugs and
    medical devices
    .
    According to the “Drug Administration Law” and other provisions, the market supervision department ordered the parties to immediately correct the illegal behavior, confiscated the illegal products and imposed a fine of 100,000 yuan

    .
    In Xi'an, consumers reported that the Kuai Li mosapride citrate tablets purchased at the sixth branch of Changhuitang Pharmaceutical, Lanxin Road, Lantian County, Xi'an City in February 2020 had expired and requested the market supervision department to investigate and deal with it

    .
    According to the second paragraph of Article 98 of the "Drug Administration Law", "The production, sale, and use of counterfeit drugs and substandard drugs are prohibited

    .
    In any of the following circumstances, they are substandard drugs: drugs beyond the expiration date", 117 Article "Whoever produces or sells inferior medicines shall confiscated the illegally produced and sold medicines and illegal income, and shall also impose a fine of ten to twenty times the value of the illegally produced and sold medicines; the value of the illegally produced and wholesaled medicines If it is less than 100,000 yuan, it will be calculated as 100,000 yuan

    .
    "
      Rights protection hotspot 3 :
      Selling fake and inferior masks The
    sudden new crown epidemic has deeply affected the world, and relevant anti-epidemic materials and products have become one of the focus of consumer rights protection in various places

    .
    In February 2020, the Market Supervision Bureau of Zengcheng District, Guangzhou City received a complaint: A branch of a pharmaceutical chain company in its jurisdiction was suspected of selling counterfeit “disposable medical masks”

    .
    After a professional comparison, law enforcement officials determined that the masks sold by this pharmaceutical chain were counterfeit products

    .
    The chain company committed a crime and sold fake and inferior masks.
    The relevant departments decided to impose an administrative penalty of confiscation of illegal income of 50 yuan and a fine of 50,000 yuan on the parties

    .
    In Haikou, on February 8, 2020, when a citizen buys masks at a pharmacy, the pharmacy requires that they must purchase at least 50 yuan in the store to purchase masks.
    The citizen bought 2 boxes of medicines and 1 box of Coconut King in the store.
    Cigarettes and 3 masks, felt unreasonable to request a refund and reported the pharmacy for bundled sales

    .
    The pharmacy’s behavior of compulsory tying and selling of drugs when operating masks violated the relevant provisions of the "Price Law" and was subject to administrative penalties

    .

      Rights Protection Hotspot 4 :
      Illegal Operation and Illegal
    Registration of
    Certificates Among the typical cases of Guangdong Province in 2020, the case of Huang Mouzhao, who carried out drug operation activities without permission, caused concern

    .
    On May 29, 2020, Jieyang City Market Supervision Bureau and multiple departments inspected the second floor behind Dongsheng Mould School in Xiawei Industrial Zone, Rongcheng District, Jieyang City, and found that Huang Mozhao, the person in charge of the site, was dealing in medicines, but was unable to provide effective drugs.
    "Drug Business License" and other relevant licenses

    .
    Drugs such as "cefradine capsules" and sales documents were seized on the spot

    .
    After verification, the parties involved purchased and sold drugs totaling more than 10 million yuan and engaged in drug wholesale activities without permission, which was suspected of constituting the crime of illegal business operations

    .
    At present, Huang Mozhao and others have committed illegal business operations and have been sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment ranging from 3 years to 6 years and 6 months and fined

    .
    On June 11, 2019, the Shishi City Market Supervision Bureau of Quanzhou City inspected the Shishi Kangbao branch of Kanghui Pharmaceutical Trading Co.
    , Ltd.
    according to law, and found that the parties involved were suspected of pharmacist’s “licensing” behavior

    .
    The Shishi City Market Supervision Bureau made an administrative penalty decision in accordance with the law: revoking the branch’s "
    Pharmaceutical Business License", not accepting the party’s application for the store within five years, and imposing a fine of 10,000 yuan
    .

      Rights protection hotspot 5 :
      Illegal addition
    In June 2019, the Wuzhou Market Supervision Bureau successively received reports that some herbal tea shops in the city claimed that the herbal tea sold was effective in treating colds and suspected that western medicine ingredients were added

    .
    The Market Supervision Bureau of Wuzhou City immediately organized law enforcement officers to spend 4 months to carry out pull-net visits and trips to more than 100 herbal tea shops in the city.
    Through sampling samples, chlorphenirin maleate was detected from the samples from 6 herbal tea shops.
    9 kinds of western medicine ingredients such as allergen and aminopyrine were found from the homes of 6 parties, including Jiang Moumou and Zhou Moumou

    .
    The Food Safety Law stipulates that drugs are prohibited from being added to food

    .
    At present, the six people involved in the case have been sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment ranging from 10 months to 1 year and 2 months, and paid civil compensation ranging from 35,000 to 640,000 yuan for the crime of producing and selling toxic and harmful food

    .
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