Lahore (Staff Report): Pharmaceutical manufacturers Association are at strike across Punjab , patients are in trouble.

According to reports, Pakistan Pharmaceutical manufacturers association is to be held strike against the new Drug Act, across the province Punjab .

Most of the medical stores are closed in cities and the diabetes, blood pressure and heart patients are facing difficulties while operations have been delayed due to strike .
Associations of Sindh and KPK province had announced support for the strike .

Under the New Drug Act in Punjab , if a prison is found involved in selling substandard medicine will be charged with a five years prison and Rs. one million and five years prison and Rs five million for selling counterfeit medicines, while Rs. ten million for being accused of selling medicines without a license.