Enforcement & Narcotic Control Department

There are two units in this department
1. Controlled Drugs
2. Enforcement

FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT

  • The investigation and compilation of case files for the Board
  • Preventing and prohibiting the importation, manufacture, distribution, dispensing and selling of all counterfeit, adulterated, banned medicines. Substandard or expired medicines and other regulated products
  • Combating the hawking of medicines and other regulated products that are not duly registered with the Board.
  • Prevention and combating the establishment or opening of illegal pharmaceutical outlets that are not duly licensed by the board.
  • Enforcing the control of the importation, distribution and use of narcotics and psychotropic substances in Sierra Leone 
  • Ensuring that Sierra Leone’s obligation under the international drugs treaties with respect to narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances are fulfilled.
  •   Promoting activities gearing toward the rational use of drugs and reducing demand for the psychotropic drugs.