Putin signed a law on fines for the online sale of counterfeit drugs

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President Vladimir Putin signed a law criminalizing online sale of counterfeit medicines and dietary supplements. The document published on the official portal of legal information.

According to the law, for selling adulterated and counterfeit drugs to establish administrative responsibility. Penalties for violation of citizens will be from 75 to 200 thousand rubles. Officials will have to pay from 150 to 600 thousand rubles.

the same collection will be designed for individual entrepreneurs who violate the law. In addition, they can be preventive punishment in the form of administrative suspension of activity for up to 90 days.

to suspend its work will have and legal persons who violate the law. With regard to the possible monetary penalties, for them it will be from 2 to 6 million rubles.

the Law will enter into force after its official publication. The initiator of the bill became a group of deputies headed by Irina Yarovaya.

in addition, Vladimir Putin on 1 April signed a law that introduces criminal liability for selling counterfeit drugs through the Internet. Also softened the punishment for violators of the currency legislation. In addition, Vladimir Putin approved the annual all-Russian minute of silence in Day of memory and grief (June 22).

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