The New Codeine Law - 2 Years In Jail Or 500k Fine

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The House of Representatives has proposed a fine of N2million and a two-year jail term for organizations that will go against the ban on Tramadol and Codeine in the country.

Individual offenders will pay a N500,000 fine or 2 years imprisonment or both on conviction.

The bill is sponsored by Betty Apiafi from Rivers State and seeks to amend the Food, Drugs and Related Products (Registration) Act, 2004.

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The Nigerian Government has done a fantastic job lately in curbing the menace and they are winning already as the product demand has nosedived due to the scarcity caused by the Ban.

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