Doctors should be released from criminal liability for unwilful drug loss - Putin
MOSCOW, January 13 (RAPSI) – Unwilful loss of narcotic drugs by medical staff must not be punished in accordance with the Criminal Code of Russia. A relevant instruction of President Vladimir Putin is published on the Kremlin website.
Putin has ordered the government to introduce amendments into Russian legislation stipulating exemption of medics committed the loss of narcotic drugs and psychotropic medication from criminal liability, when the loss is not related with their intentional withdrawal of medicine for illegal circulation, the document reads.
The Cabinet of Ministers is expected to submit a report on the issue before April 15.