The Crimean "Ministry of Health" press service reports that the State Unitary Enterprise "Crimea-Pharmacy" will open another 3 pharmacies selling psychotropic and narcotic drugs in the occupied Crimea until the end of 2016.

According to the "Deputy Minister of Health of the Crimea Republic " Svetlana Chernitsova SUE "Crimea-Pharmacy" is licensed to sell narcotic and psychotropic substances.

- There are 10 specialized pharmacies on the territory of Crimea so far, which is 9 more than in 2014. In the near future the pharmacies selling narcotic and psychotropic substances are being prepared to open in Feodosia, and also in Evpatoria and Yalta until the end of the year.

Eventually, the company plans to open such pharmacies in remote areas of the peninsula.

In early July this year, the Russian government approved the Decree to increase the availability of pain killing drugs. The corresponding document is posted on the Russian government website.

In Ukraine, similar Decree came into force in September 2015.

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