“Rostech” corporation can allow producing narcotic substances for medical purposes. This was stated by Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov.
Currently, the list of companies eligible to produce drugs includes only one company — Moscow Endocrine Plant. “If there are amendments to the law on trafficking [of drugs], it may affect a state corporation” - the Minister responded to the question about the cultivation of opium plants.
Author: Anna Dorozhkina