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Ashanti FDA arrests unregistered drug peddlers

The Ashanti Regional Office of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in collaboration with the South Suntreso Police has arrested unscrupulous people trading and peddling unregistered drugs.
The arrests were made in a swoop on unregistered drugs at community Information Centers in the Kumasi Metropolis.

Some of the seized unregistered drugs in a joint police and FDA exercise
Mr. John Laryea Adai Tetey, the Ashanti  Regional Head of FDA said at press briefing  that the exercise was conducted to bring the offenders in compliance in accordance with the Public Health Act 2012, Act 851 .
According to him, the authority is mandated to ensure that, Medicine, Foods and Tobacco and all  other food products meet standards as well as ensuring that those in perpetrating the illegality  are punish.
Mr. Tetey stated that, the staff sometimes work beyond working hours to make sure they sanitize the market against these unscrupulous people and  trading illegally.

Officials searching for unregistered products
He cautioned that anyone found selling unregistered drugs or food products would face the law stressinf that community information centers who advertise or help sell such products would not be left out of the book.
Mr. Tetey advised the public to always visit registered health facilities, pharmacist or health shops to be  diagnosed  appropriately.


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