HC Deb 30 April 1968 vol 763 c156W
55. Mr. John Lee

asked the Minister of Health if he will seek powers to enable him to direct the manufacturers of all toxic pharmaceutical preparations to print the appropriate antidote to poisoning whenever this is possible.

Mr. K. Robinson

The powers provided for in the Medicines Bill now before Parliament are wide enough for this, but my present advice is that such labelling has serious disadvantages and would be feasible only in a very limited number of cases.

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