Yet again Whatsapp messages created chaos amongst Chemists of State Punjab. This is Punjabi written so called Notification of Drug Controller Authority of Punjab saying that there would few changes in Checking or posing raid over chemists in Urban and Rural areas. This message got viral and Chemists Associations are passing in their Whatsapp Groups as well.
If you read this message carefully then this message is showing Date 1 August 2018 and 2019 which is yet to come. This message have created tension amongst Chemists associations as it says that If any office bearer of association is found guilty in keeping or selling foul medicines then particular Chemist Association of that area would also be held responsible for it and hence they all will have to face music. Also this message says that in Rural areas General Medical Practioners would be searched in an order the curb the commission menace.
While Talking on this message Pardeep Mattu, Drug Controller Punjab said that There is no such notification is issued from our side. I get to know about this message, this is a fake message, no such amendment is made.