The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB or the Board in short) is the Drug Regulatory Authority established under the Pharmacy and Poisons Act, Chapter 244 of the Laws of Kenya.
The Board regulates the Practice of Pharmacy and the Manufacture and Trade in drugs and poisons.
Today the Pharmacy and Poison Board has nabbed 66 Persons found operating the illegal pharmacists in Meru County, Marsabit and other areas of Eastern region. The PPB officials led by Julius Kaluai are conducting a Nationwide crackdown to ensure the illegal pharmacists face the full wrath of the law.
Speaking to the KTN News Television, Julius said that Meru County is notorious in the operations of illegal pharmacists owing to the fact that it has more population therefore raising the demands of the drugs.
The crackdown is targets those individuals who are unregistered by the Pharmacy and Poison Board. Also those who are selling illegal drugs. The crackdown is continuing across the country.
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