With the year half over, where are we with policy proposals and crimes that affect the safety of the supply chain?

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learn about Federal rules; implementation in Colorado, Connecticut,  Florida,  Maine, New Hampshire, New Mexico, or Vermont, or check the progress of bills in state legislatures.

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.

Fentanyl Pill Victims Are Getting Younger. Parents Blame Snapchat.

June 14, 2021

On June 4, 2021, parents and family members gathered in 30 cities around the country to protest social  media companies’ inaction on drug sales on their platforms. The protest in Santa Monica focused on Snapchat headquarters.

June 14, 2021: Operation Pangea XIV stops $23 million in fake and unapproved medical products

June 14, 2021

Every year, Interpol coordinates Operation Pangea, a seven-day initiative that targets the sale of counterfeit and unauthorized medical products. Read this to learn about this year’s fake medicine haul, and catch up on 17 other stories in the news.

June 7, 2021: Families Across The Country Rally Over Fentanyl Deaths

June 7, 2021

Families rallied in 30 U.S. cities to draw attention to fentanyl poisoning deaths and to demand that social media companies stop drug dealers selling on their sites. Plus, 23 more counterfeit medicine stories.

Canadian drug importation – What’s the state of the issue in June 2021?

June 4, 2021
Real and fake remdesivir side by side

What’s happening with Canadian drug importation? What’s Florida doing with a big empty warehouse? Isn’t this policy currently in the courts? You’ve got questions and we’ve got answers.

June 1, 2021: CBP in Ohio Seizes $1.2 million in Counterfeit Drugs and Medical Devices

June 1, 2021

Customs and Border Protection are hard at work protecting Americans from counterfeit medicines and fake medical devices. Read on to learn about recent seizures of prescription steroids, COVID-19 test kits and more in Cincinnati, and catch up on 27 other stories about medicine safety.

May 24, 2021: History Repeating: Doctor Injected Patients With Black Market Medicine

May 24, 2021
Sign on a door

A Mississippi physician will pay more than half a million in fines, forfeitures and restitution for treating his patients with foreign, non-FDA-approved versions Prolia, Boniva, and Aclasta.

And 15 more stories from the world of counterfeit medicine.

Counterfeit pill dealers poison their victims. The press should say so.

May 24, 2021

The media speaks as if counterfeit pill victims were seeking drugs and “overdosed” because they took too much of them, but that doesn’t accurately reflect what is happening. Too often, victims have been sold drugs that they weren’t seeking at all.

Help PSM tell journalists that pill victims have been poisoned, not overdosed.

PSM Videos

Parents protest at Snapchat over the sale of deadly pills to children. Learn more. (June 14, 2021)
Big Fake Drug Seizure: How federal agents are protecting you from counterfeit medical products. (June 7, 2021)

These people were poisoned. Ask the press to stop calling counterfeit drug victims "overdoses." Watch, and learn more at safedr.ug/AP-Stylebook