Clamp down on car boot medicines

WARNINGS are today being issued that anyone caught selling medicines at car boot sales or markets will face prosecution.The warning comes from the Suffolk Constabulary and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency which have seen a rise in this sort of crime in the region.

WARNINGS are today being issued that anyone caught selling medicines at car boot sales or markets will face prosecution.

The warning comes from the Suffolk Constabulary and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency which have seen a rise in this sort of crime in the region.

Although it is legal to sell some medicines over the counter it is not legal to do so from a car boot or market.

Mick Deats, head of Enforcement at the MHRA, said: “Anyone found acting illegally could face up to two years in prison or an unlimited fine.”

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