The All India Organisation of Chemists & Druggists (AIOCD) has opposed Amazon's entry into home delivery of medicine or the online pharmacy space. The chemists' organisation, which claims to represent over 8 lakh members, said that home delivery of medicines is not permitted under current regulations. Further, multiple courts have ruled against the online sale of medicines and their e-pharmacies' continuing operations amounts of contempt of court, the association said in a letter to the Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Amazon India head Amit Agarwal, and copied to PM Narendra Modi. MediaNama has reviewed a copy of the letter. "...entering this space can bring on legal implications which can bring disrepute to Amazon's name," the association said. Last week, Amazon said that it will launch an online pharmacy in Bengaluru. Amazon Pharmacy will allow customers in the city to order…
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