September 20, 2021: With Hawaii, fentanyl pill deaths reported in all 50 states.

September 20, 2021

With the filing of charges against a Hawaii resident last month, PSM has confirmed fentanyl pill deaths reported in public sources in all 50 states. It’s more crucial than ever that your family knows that these deadly pills exist.

Catch up on this news and more than a dozen additional stories in this week’s news roundup.

September 13, 2021: COVID-scams around vaccines continue worldwide

September 13, 2021

Ever-adaptable, some COVID-scammers are making counterfeit COVID vaccine cards for vaccine refusers inside the U.S., while others gear up to sell fake vaccines to people desperately seeking them in the developing world.

Read these recent stories and a dozen more about fake medicine in this week’s news roundup.

September 7, 2021: Feds issue $5mm award for alleged fentanyl kingpin

September 7, 2021
Reward poster for Zhang Jian

The U.S. Department of State is offering up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest of Jian Zhang, a Chinese citizen who was indicted in 2017 for allegedly running fentanyl labs in China and selling fentanyl in pill and powder form to U.S. residents online.

This is just one of 28 fake medicine stories in this week’s news roundup.

Dr. Marv Shepherd, founding member of PSM, announces retirement from the board

September 1, 2021

The Board of Directors for the Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM) announces the retirement of Board President Dr. Marvin D. Shepherd.

August 30, 2021: Rogue labs in China still the ultimate source of illicit fentanyl

August 30, 2021
front page of report

A new issue brief from U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission finds that even though China banned fentanyl production and sales in 2019, it is still the ultimate source of illicit fentanyl in the U.S.

Click to read the report and catch up on news in twelve states.

August 23, 2021: States hit with a wave of fake COVID-19 vaccine cards

August 23, 2021
vaccine cards in a mailing envelope

A few weeks ago, Customs and Border Protection in Tennessee announced that it had intercepted counterfeit vaccine cards shipped from China. This week’s roundup adds fake card news in Alaska, Illinois and Florida. Catch up on these and more than a dozen other safe medicines stories.

Partnership for Safe Medicines Statement on Pres. Biden’s Remarks on Lowering Prescription Drug Costs

August 16, 2021

Washington, D.C. (August 12, 2021) – Shabbir Safdar, executive director of the Partnership for Safe Medicines, released the following statement in response to President Biden’s remarks about lowering healthcare costs for Americans

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Fake pills are in all 50 states, and they are killing Americans.

Read about some of those victims. Learn about the fentanyl and pill presses that killed them.