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August 2011

Liang BA.*, Mackey TK. Prevalence and Global Health Implications of Social Media in Direct-to-Consumer Drug Advertising. J Med Internet Res 2011;13(3):e64 (August 31, 2011)

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Fake Online Pharmacy Owner Charged in Federal Court – Accused of Distributing Counterfeit Medications (August 31, 2011)

Protect IP Act could shut down fake online “pharmacies” (August 30, 2011)

Counterfeit medicines can harm your health – and the economy. (August 29, 2011)

Suspicious Botox and Laser Treatments Delivered at Hand of Fake Doctor, Indictment Accuses (August 29, 2011)

Drug Dealers Making Counterfeit Medicines in Ghana (August 26, 2011)

Google Settlement A Positive First Step In Ensuring Safety of U.S. Drug Supply  (August 25, 2011)

Equal Crimes, Unequal Times (August 25, 2011)

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Hijacked Websites Give False Sense of Security for Online Pharmacy Clients (August 24, 2011)

International Business Times sheds light on connection between the gray market for medicines and fake online pharmacies (August 23, 2011)

Growing Concern for Counterfeit Drugs In Caribbean (August 23, 2011)

8,000 Fake Pills Seized in Cincinnati (August 22, 2011)

Stop Counterfeiters From Putting Children in Danger (August 19, 2011)

Doctor Uses Unapproved Drugs, Bilks Medicare (August 19, 2011)

Drug Shortages Opening the Door to Counterfeits in the US Warns Report (August 18, 2011)

Speakers Announced for 2011 Counterfeit Drug Conference (August 18, 2011)

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Counterfeit Drugs Invade UK Food Supply (August 17, 2011)

Take the “Risky Proposition” Quiz: Learn how opening the US to foreign medicines could put American kids at increased risk (August 17, 2011)

Parents News Now highlights PSM’s “A Risky Proposition”  (August 16, 2011)

Carnegie Mellon: Web Hackers Profiting From Illegal Online Pharmacies (August 16, 2011)

Hard to believe, but true (August 15, 2011)

Giant UK Fake Veterinary Pharmacy Shut Down: Impacts Food Supply Says Authorities (August 12, 2011)

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Counterfeiters Not Interested In Health of Children (August 11, 2011)

A Risky Proposition: Opening the US to Foreign Medicines Will Put American Children at Heightened Risk  (August 11, 2011)

Counterfeiting in the Global Market (August 09, 2011)

Colorado veterinarian warns of counterfeit pet medicines sold online (August 09, 2011)

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Fake Online Pharmacy Alert Makes the Case for a Closed Medicine Supply (August 09, 2011)

Fake Online "Canadian" Pharmacy Sold Meds Through Trojan Software (August 09, 2011)

Maryland Oncologist Pleads Guilty to Importing Misbranded Cancer Drugs (August 08, 2011)

Counterfeit and Stolen Medicine Found in Liberia’s Markets (August 08, 2011)

Spammers sending fake Google+ invites (August 04, 2011)

Jordanian officials Seize 25,000 Packets of Counterfeit Antibiotic (August 04, 2011)

Bangkok police bust criminal ring operating fake pharmacies distributing counterfeit medicine (August 04, 2011)

Tuberculosis Patient Safety Jeopardized by Counterfeit Antibiotics (August 04, 2011)

White House Releases Plan to Combat Transnational Crime  (August 03, 2011)

Operation Apothecary Affirmed by ICE (August 03, 2011)

New Low Cost Anti-Counterfeit Medicine Device Patented (August 02, 2011)

Fake online pharmacies can kill  (August 01, 2011)

Spam Sells Drugs From Fake Pharmacies and Infects Computers Too (August 01, 2011)

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