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FDA cracks down on rogue online pharmacies

FDA cracks down on rogue online pharmacies

SILVER SPRINGS, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration has clamped down on hundreds of websites engaged in illegal sales of prescription drugs. The FDA said Monday that, in tandem with international regulatory and law enforcement agencies, actions were taken against more than 500 websites selling potentially dangerous, unapproved versions of prescription medicines — including

ASOP leads effort targeting illegal online pharmacies

ASOP leads effort targeting illegal online pharmacies

WASHINGTON — The Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP Global) has partnered with the American Medical Association (AMA), American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and 14 other national health care stakeholders to educate providers and patients about the surge in illegal online pharmacies and counterfeit medicines. To that end, ASOP Global also launched BuySafeRx.pharmacy, a website providers,

Coalition: Seniors vulnerable to ‘rogue’ online pharmacies

Coalition: Seniors vulnerable to ‘rogue’ online pharmacies

WASHINGTON — The Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP Global), Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP) and National Consumers League (NCL) have teamed up to educate seniors and their caregivers about the risks of buying prescription drugs from illegal online pharmacies. The organizations said Monday that seniors are particularly vulnerable to illicit Internet drug sellers