Pharmacists set to be prosecuted over unauthorised animal drugs

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the prosecution of two pharmacists and a farmer on charges connected with the use of unauthorised drugs on animals.

2nd December, 2006

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the prosecution of two pharmacists and a farmer on charges connected with the use of unauthorised drugs on animals.

Pharmacist Seamus Quinn from Co Mayo, faces 61 charges. His brother Darragh, also a Mayo pharmacist, faces 47 charges relating to the manufacture, possession and sale of unauthorised animal remedies.

Racehorse owner Neil Tector from Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, faces two charges of having animal remedies without a prescription.

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