Man faces charges regarding the supply of medicine without prescriptions

Ballymena Courthouse4
Ballymena Courthouse

A man accused of offences regarding the supply of medicine has appeared at court.

Ryan Best (24), of Fernagh Court, Newtownabbey, is charged with selling or supplying a prescription only medicine, namely pregabalin, without prescription.

Relating to the same date he also faces a second charge of ‘possessing a medicinal product to which Regulation 214(1) of the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 applies with intent to supply it otherwise than in accordance with a prescription of an appropriate practitioner’.

The defendant appeared before Ballymena Magistrates Court via videolink from Maghaberry Prison on Thursday.

He was further remanded in custody and the case was adjourned to September 10.

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