Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Overview: The Swedish Government limited the amount of prescription drugs that can be collected to a three month supply per person.
The intention is to limit people stockpiling drugs and to ensure that there is an adequate supply of prescription drugs available for health services.
The decision was made by the Government on request from the Swedish Medical Products Agency.
Full details here: https://www.regeringen.se/pressmeddelanden/2020/04/begransat-uttag-av-lakemedel/