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1,677 Online Pharmacies Busted for Counterfeit Drugs

Posted on 06/28/2013 by | General News | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthBy Tom Murphy, Business Writer, The Associated Press U.S. and international regulators have seized more than $41 million in illegal medicines worldwide and shut down 1,677 websites as part of their ongoing fight against counterfeit drugs sold over the Internet. Related: Is That Online Pharmacy a Fake? How to Find Out The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it used federal court warrants to seize website domain names and post messages letting visitors know that people who traffic in counterfeit …

Is That Online Pharmacy a Fake? How to Find Out

Posted on 09/28/2012 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthTalk about frightening: Only 3 percent of online pharmacies meet state and federal laws, yet a new government survey finds that one in four Internet customers has purchased prescription medications from a pharmacy they found online. At the same time, said the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), nearly 30 percent surveyed said they lack confidence in making safe online medication purchases. As proof of the problem, the FDA announced this week that they have cracked down on thousands of online …