Federal Council adapts criteria for the distribution of medical heroin

2. Oktober 2020 – At its meeting on 25 September 2020, the Federal Council decided to amend article 13 of the Ordinance on narcotic Addiction (BetmSV). Patients can now be given up to seven daily doses of medical heroin to minimise the risks of infection with COVID-19. This change will remain in force until 31 December 2021.

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