Global News

Battling the Epidemic of Illegal Online Drug Sellers and Counterfeit Medicines

Jul 14, 2015 -
ASOP Global and NABP comment about illegal online drug sellers on USP Blog
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MoH warns of fake herbal medicines and products

Jul 12, 2015 - Yahoo! Maktoob News
...Ministry of Health, Dr Amin Hussein Al Amiri, said the use of such fake drugs can cause acute side effects and in some cases lead to death. "Results...
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The best things to buy (and what not to buy) online

Jul 10, 2015 -
...Not to Buy Overseas Drugs should be left alone; 97 percent of online pharmacies don't require prescriptions or are selling drugs that are not...
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French group launches fake meds awareness campaign

Jul 08, 2015 -
...and its overseas territories to highlight the dangers of counterfeit medicines. Organised by the International Institute of Research Against...
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7/5/15 - Staying safe when buying medicines online

Jul 05, 2015 - Pharmacy Choice
...ineffective, substandard and dangerous. The Commission has established a common logo for online medicines retailers so consumers can stay safe,"
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Internet medicine sales top $1 trillion - Business -

Jul 05, 2015 - China Daily
Internet medicine sales top $1 trillion - Business - The China Medicine Market Development Blue Paper contains online sales...
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Fake medicines swarming PH!

Jul 05, 2015 - CNN iReport
Fake medicines swarming PH! PHILIPPINE Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago is set to file today (Monday) a bill creating a task force against fake...
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'E-pharmacies prone to misuse'

Jul 04, 2015 - The Times Of India "Under present rules, there is no provision backing online drugs dispensing system as both the DCA and DCR were enacted before independence,
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7/2/15 - EMA -Staying safe when buying medicines online; EU-wide logo to protect patients from falsified medicines

Jul 02, 2015 - Pharmacy Choice
...falsified medicines can come into circulation in the EU. These are fake medicines that pass themselves off as real, authorised medicines. Fake...
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Fake Viagra dealer pleads guilty in federal court

Jul 01, 2015 -
...40-year-old pleaded guilty to conspiracy to traffic counterfeit drugs and introducing misbranded prescriptions into interstate commerce. Gurley...
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Staying safe when buying medicines online

Jul 01, 2015 - European Medicines Agency when buying medicines online EU-wide logo to protect patients from falsified medicines Patients in the European Union (EU) will now be able...
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News from ASOP EU

New scientific article aims to help simplify fake medicine terminology

4 Apr 2017

A new in depth analysis of the evolution of the descriptions applied to falsified, counterfeit and fake medicines has just been published. It aims to help clarify and simplify this hitherto controversial area. With the number of increasing illegally operating websites selling medicines across the world clear and easy to understand descriptors which will help to make public awareness raising campaigns more effective.

ASOP EU member adopts top level domain name .pharmacy

23 Mar 2017

To help ensure absolute security and recognition of a genuine fully legal online seller of medicines, the web page of the European Association of Mail Service Pharmacies (EAMSP) recently became the first in Europe to switch its Top Level Domain to .pharmacy. 

EAASM and ASOP EU to be present at the 22nd Congress of the European Association Of Hospital Pharmacists 22-24 March 2017.

10 Mar 2017

Mike Isles will be speaking on “Falsified Medicines: The Role of the Pharmacist in Raising Patient Awareness.





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