Putin signed the law on creation of the informational monitoring of the movement of drugs

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in fotobanka. Archival photoPutin signed the law on creation of the informational monitoring of the movement of drugs© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law creating the state information system of monitoring the movement of drugs, the relevant document published on the official portal of legal information.

The law amends the Federal law «On circulation of medicines» for the development and phased implementation throughout the territory of the Russian Federation Federal state information system for monitoring movement of medicinal products for medical use from the producer to the final consumer with the use of control characters to identify drugs.

According to the document, the government of the Russian Federation receives the right to assert the characteristics of the identification means and the procedure for application and requirements to the structure and format of the information contain means of identification.

Operators of the system of monitoring the movement of drugs for medical use will be the Federal Executive bodies and (or) organisations authorised by the government.

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