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Washington DC Pharmacist, Florida Doctor Face Fake Online Pharmacy Charges A pharmacist operating an online pharmacy in Washington DC has been indicted on fake online pharmacy charges, according to a press release from the FDA. In addition, a Florida-based doctor, has been charged with fulfilling prescriptions for said pharmacy for... (Apr 22, 2015)

Canadian Department of Justice Takes Part in Canada Drugs Raid The Canadian Department of Justice, along with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have raided Kris Thorkleson’s Canada Drugs.com headquarters in Manitoba, the CBC reports. Speaking with the National Post, PSM Board member Jim Dahl expressed the opinion that the... (Apr 22, 2015)

Interchange 2014 Highlights: the WCO's Samantha Gompel explained the organization's efforts to secure and protect global supply chains. Samantha Gompel, the Intellectual Property Rights Communications Manager at the World Customs Organization (WCO), described the WCO's efforts to help its 179 members secure and protect supply chains throughout global trade. (Apr 20, 2015)

Do You Know The 5 Kinds Of Poisons That Are Found In Counterfeit Medicines? When a drug counterfeiter makes fake medication, they do not go through dosage testing, quality control, or safety testing. The goal is to produce a product that looks like the real thing, with little concern for the actual ingredients. For this reason, all manner of toxic substances have made their way into counterfeit medication. (Apr 13, 2015)

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