Phenobarbital in a box with the TV
Officials of the Blagoveshchensk customs together with the staff of border management of FSB of Russia across the Amursk region detained the Russian, trying to import into the Russian Federation phenobarbital preparations from China through the international check point «Poyarkovo – Syunke». Three hundred tablets of strong substance in lump of 138 grams were hidden in a box with the new TV, the expert in public relations of the Blagoveshchensk customs Vitaly Shabanov reported RIA PrimaMedia.
Tablets were withdrawn from the unfortunate contrabandist at customs registration and control of the individuals arriving from the Chinese National Republic to Russia. Let’s remind that phenobarbital (also known as Luminal) is an antiepileptic medicine from group of barbiturates. It is the main component of widespread preparations of valocordin and корвалола. The turn of this means is limited now, many tablets containing it are excluded from the medical nomenclature. Medicine possesses the expressed somnolent effect and oppresses the central nervous system.
Concerning the Russian criminal case as regards 1 article 226 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (smuggling of strong substances) is brought. It is threatened by imprisonment for the term from three till seven years and a penalty at the rate to one million rubles.