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If your company needs to apply for a licence to transport controlled drugs, you should read this guidance before you apply.
This document gives guidance on security measures for transporting controlled drugs and drug precursors within the UK or internationally.
It applies to companies undertaking their own transport and to companies providing transport or freight services as a ‘third party’.
This is general guidance and licensees may wish to seek independent legal advice to ensure they are compliant with the legislation.
More information about the application process and guidance documents to read before applying are also available.
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