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Medicinal Products in Greece

Ministerial Decrees Y6a/776/23.6.1993 “on the harmonisation of the Greek legislation to the relevant legislation of the European Community regarding the classification of medicinal products for human use, their labelling and package leaflets, as well as of their advertising” (Official Gazette B 536/1993), A6/10983/84 “on medical information
about medicines by pharmaceutical companies” (Official Gazette B 37/1985), Y6a/22261/8.3.2002 “on the advertising of medicinal products that may be given without prescription” (Official Gazette B 284/2002) are the dominant legal instruments governing the subject today, in combination with Legislative Decree 96/1973 “on the trading of pharmaceutical and cosmetic products” (Official Gazette Α 172/1973) and Law 1316/1983 “on the establishment, organisation and competence of the National Organisation for Medicines, the National Pharmaceutical Industry, the State Pharmaceutical Warehouse and other provisions” (Official Gazette A 3/1983).