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Amendments to the Poisons Act 1952?

Dr Thirunavukarasu Rajoo, Honorary General Secretary, Malaysian Medical Association | Amrahi Buang, President, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society

03-Dec-19 14:00

Amendments to the Poisons Act 1952?

The Poisons Act (Amendment) Bill 2019, which was tabled for its first reading in Parliament last week, generated quite a bit of conversation about the inclusion of mandatory prescriptions upon request and the possible criminalisation of doctors. We take a closer look at the amendments and what it means for doctors and patients.

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lim Sue Ann, Sumitra Selvaraj


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