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Veterinary Medicines
Enforcement of medicines regulations
  1. Simon Hack
  1. Head of Enforcement, VMD, Woodham Lane, New Haw, Surrey KT15 3LS
  1. e-mail: s.hack{at}

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AS Veterinary Record reported in July 2011 (July 16, 2011, vol 169, p 60), 13 people were convicted at Croydon Crown Court in connection with Europe's biggest ever illegal veterinary medicines business. The case was brought to the courts by Defra Investigation Services (DIS) working closely with the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) – an executive agency of Defra – and …

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