All Pharmacies to install CCTV to curb drug indulgence by children

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Dimapur: In a move to curb indulgence of illegal drugs by children in a Nagaland district, the administration has asked all pharmacies in the district to install CCTV.

This order came after a joint inspection of pharmacies in the Wokha district that took place on September 1, 2023. The inspection team, comprising members from the district administration, police and Drugs Control Officer of Wokha district, assessed the installation of CCTV in Wokha town.

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The administration has issued a mandate for the mandatory installation of CCTV in all pharmacies to curb the sale of illegal pharmaceutical drugs, particularly to children, under Section 133 of the CRPC. 

“It was found that, with the exception of two pharmacies, all others have complied with this directive. Warning notices have been issued to the defaulters, urging them to promptly install CCTV systems, failing which legal actions will be initiated as per the relevant sections of the law,” the administration also said.

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