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EU Online Pharmacies Will Display Safety Logo By the end of 2015, online pharmacies that do business in the European Union will be able to display a logo that identifies them as a safe online pharmacy in compliance with all local regulations. (Jan 23, 2015)

4% of Online Drug Sellers Meet US Safety Standards For 6 years the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) has surveyed online drug sellers to investigate industry trends and has published their findings in their Internet Drug Outlet Identification Program Progress Report for State and Federal Regulators. (Jan 21, 2015)

New Mexico Oncologist Pleads Guilty to Providing Misbranded Cancer Medications to Patients Dr. Mohamed Basel Aswad of Deming, New Mexico has admitted in court that he purchased misbranded and mislabeled cancer medication from a Canadian medication supplier. On November 4, 2014 Dr. Mohamed Basel Aswad pleaded guilty in an Albuquerque courtroom to... (Dec 23, 2014)

California-based Company Sued for Allegedly Implanting Back Surgery Patients With Counterfeit Spinal Hardware The former owner of a California hospital has pleaded guilty to participating in an illegal medical kickbacks conspiracy, and a medical equipment manufacturer has recalled of all of its spinal fusion hardware due to “performance failures that could cause patient... (Dec 12, 2014)

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