Karnataka State Pharmacy Council

The Karnataka State Pharmacy Council is a statutory body constituted under an Act of Indian parliament called Pharmacy Act 1948 (Act No 8 of 1948), for the purpose of regulating the practice of pharmacy and to prescribe discipline for the same. As could be seen from the narration below the State Council is responsible for the maintenance of state registers of qualified pharmacists. The Act further proposes to empower the state government to prohibit the dispensing of medicine on the prescription of a Medical Practitioner other than by or under the direct and personal supervision of, a registered pharmacist.

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