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Libby Baney

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

NABP on assessing online pharmacy safety

Dr. Carmen Catizone, executive director at the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), and attorney Libby Baney recently were interviewed about how to shop safely for medications online and avoid illicit sellers peddling counterfeit drugs. NABP notes that today the vast majority of websites selling prescription drugs online are doing so illegally, with many