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Old 28.12.2019, 22:18
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Re: Summon from polizie

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The pharmacy you are buying from has a supplier, too. What you get from them went through a long supply chain. Do you trust their supply chain?
You don't even know where they are physically located, never mind comment on their supply change. You want to risk your health for the sake of a couple of Francs, well it is your health....

Last week I got two parcels that according to all documentation came from two companies in the UK. However I know that neither of them actually came from the UK. One contained machine parts from an specialist company in India and the other was a mechanical component from the US. Both use specialised agents that bulk ship to a warehouse in the UK where the stuff gets repackaged and dispatched from there.
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Re: Summon from polizie [online drug import]

Zopiclone is a sedative with known addictive properties. Did you order the same number of tablets and strength (mg) that your doctor prescribed?

Since it is often prescribed for short term use - a week or two, 30 tablets may be considered “a lot” by some people.
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Old 29.12.2019, 12:55
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Re: Summon from polizie [online drug import]

This is from SwissMedic :

https://www.swissmedic.ch/swissmedic...-internet.html

It is a bit vague but talks about personal use and a maximum of one month's supply. For those interested, there are references to the relevant legal articles.

And maybe this:

https://www.swissmedic.ch/swissmedic...-internet.html
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Old 29.12.2019, 13:46
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Re: Summon from polizie [online drug import]

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This is from SwissMedic :

https://www.swissmedic.ch/swissmedic...-internet.html

It is a bit vague but talks about personal use and a maximum of one month's supply. For those interested, there are references to the relevant legal articles.

And maybe this:

https://www.swissmedic.ch/swissmedic...-internet.html
Thanks for the links.
The Swiss Medic site here gives a list of medicines classified as a narcotics that are not allowed to be imported but Zopiclone is not in this list???

Actually from your description, they do not seem to be following the official process?
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You have received a copy of this notification.
Swissmedic will now process the case. If everything is in order, your consignment will be released for import.
If the authorities decide that your consignment cannot be released, you will receive a letter from Swissmedic explaining the situation. You may issue a statement in response to this "Preliminary decision". You will subsequently receive a formal decision with legal instructions stating what will happen to the blocked goods.
If you do not agree with this decision, you have the right to have the case judged by the Federal Administrative Court.
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Old 29.12.2019, 14:38
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Re: Summon from polizie [online drug import]

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The Swiss Medic site here gives a list of medicines classified as a narcotics that are not allowed to be imported but Zopiclone is not in this list???

I wonder if this list is exhaustive, as I find it odd that zolpidem is on the list, but not zopiclone or zaleplon, which are all basically the same class of drugs.
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Old 29.12.2019, 16:56
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Re: Summon from polizie [online drug import]

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Thanks for the links.
The Swiss Medic site here gives a list of medicines classified as a narcotics that are not allowed to be imported but Zopiclone is not in this list???
Isn't that a list of drugs that are allowed to be used in Switzerland (and nothing to do with imports/exports?
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Old 29.12.2019, 21:14
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Re: Summon from polizie [online drug import]

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I wonder if this list is exhaustive, as I find it odd that zolpidem is on the list, but not zopiclone or zaleplon, which are all basically the same class of drugs.
Same class, different drugs. Codeine and diamorphine are in the same class, but one is far more potent than the other. Sometimes, a simple methyl group can make all the difference.
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Old 30.12.2019, 12:45
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Re: Summon from polizie [online drug import]

Take the prescription with you, explain your motives, be honest. They will just talk to you and let you off with a fine of about 250 CHF (could be more or less) for the offense and to cover the costs of destroying the drugs. There will be no resulting criminal record. Do not repeat the offense.
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Old 30.12.2019, 14:26
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Re: Summon from polizie [online drug import]

OP hasn't been back to this thread for three days. Hope everything's okay.
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Old 30.12.2019, 14:28
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Re: Summon from polizie [online drug import]

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OP hasn't been back to this thread for three days. Hope everything's okay.
No need for unnecessary drama, it's a busy time of year for everyone.
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Re: Summon from polizie [online drug import]

Busy, yes, drama, no.

Edit: okay, I was replying to the original version of what Chuff wrote. Since he's changed it, I've edited mine, too.
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Old 30.12.2019, 14:35
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Busy, yes, drama, no.

Edit: okay, I was replying to the original version of what Chuff wrote. Since he's changed it, I've edited mine, too.
I softened it a little (you can consider what you read as my true unedited thoughts), but the principle remains regardless of how I word it. You were trying to create drama and imply "something might has happened to the OP, gasp" simply because they hadn't replied to a thread for a couple of days.
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Old 30.12.2019, 14:35
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Re: Summon from polizie [online drug import]

sorry anyone who orders drugs online is frankly an idiot, doubly so if they don't bother to check if its actually legal to import that drug, for the sake of a few francs 'savings'

and a big LOL when people say its safe, the site is gov registered and everything LOL
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Re: Summon from polizie [online drug import]

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I softened it a little (you can consider what you read as my true unedited thoughts), but the principle remains regardless of how I word it. You were trying to create drama simply because someone hadn't replied to a thread for a couple of days.
I happen to agree with you: Busy, yes, drama, no.
No, I was not trying to create any drama at all. There's enough of that in Real Life, and too much of it on this forum. The "drama" part came from you, not me.
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Old 30.12.2019, 20:41
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Isn't that a list of drugs that are allowed to be used in Switzerland (and nothing to do with imports/exports?
If you actually look at the Swiss Medic site on the topic of "importing medicines" it states;
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If a medicine is classified as a narcotic (see: Link), it may only be carried by sick travellers (see: Link).
But do feel free to invent your own interpretations.

@bigblue2 "if they don't bother to check if its actually legal to import that drug" If they look at the official Swiss Medic list of narcotics mentioned above and it is not listed then how else should they check? Ouiji board maybe?
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I happen to agree with you: Busy, yes, drama, no.
No, I was not trying to create any drama at all. There's enough of that in Real Life, and too much of it on this forum. The "drama" part came from you, not me.
As usual your post makes no sense. What was the point of your post "hoping he is ok because he hasn't posted in 3 days" then?
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Old 31.12.2019, 10:17
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If you actually look at the Swiss Medic site on the topic of "importing medicines" it states;


But do feel free to invent your own interpretations.
It's as I wrote. It's a list of narcotics that are allowed to be imported into Switzerland (with the caveat that only sick travellers may bring them in as a personal effect).

It even says Authorised human medicines containing narcotics.

Did you really think that this was a banned list of narcotics and if one was not on the list, one could import it freely?

Feel free to invent your own interpretations. Oh, you already have ( which is why I called you out on it).
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Re: Summon from polizie [online drug import]

We had a very strange experience where we were suddenly fined via post by the “Doping Association of Switzerland”.

My husband had ordered DHEA (natural supplement) from iHerb, which is made from yam extract that helps with a number of ailments including depression. It’s legal everywhere we assumed, but not here. We didn’t even know it could be used for doping and only works for that in extreme amounts. My husband was just hoping to get out of bed, not win a gold track Olympic medal.

Of course we would never think to import controlled pharmaceuticals, Hope OP is OK!
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Isn't that a list of drugs that are allowed to be used in Switzerland (and nothing to do with imports/exports?
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It's as I wrote. It's a list of narcotics that are allowed to be imported into Switzerland (with the caveat that only sick travellers may bring them in as a personal effect).

It even says Authorised human medicines containing narcotics.

Did you really think that this was a banned list of narcotics and if one was not on the list, one could import it freely?

Feel free to invent your own interpretations. Oh, you already have ( which is why I called you out on it).
You didn’t write that at all. You wrote that it was a list of drugs that are allowed to be used in Switzerland and nothing to do with import/export.
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You didn’t write that at all. You wrote that it was a list of drugs that are allowed to be used in Switzerland and nothing to do with import/export.
It's a list of narcotics authorized for use in Switzerland (which has got nothing to do with import/export).

Check the Swiss medic page yourself - where does it mention import or export?

People cannot import narcotics into Switzerland - unless they are sick, which means they can import a small amount from those on the authorized list.

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The Swiss Medic site here gives a list of medicines classified as a narcotics that are not allowed to be imported ...

In what way do you think what I have written is wrong and what Marton has written is correct?
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