Reprieve for pharmacies left with S3 codeine stock

They will be able to dispense products after upscheduling date
Reprieve for pharmacies left with S3 codeine stock

Pharmacies have been given permission to continue dispensing S2 and S3 codeine products after they are up scheduled, but only on prescription.

All states have agreed to the reprieve, which lasts until the end of October 2018, is aimed at preventing financial loss.

But it applies only to stock on hand before the upscheduling takes place in February.