Colorado Updates Drug Importation Proposal, Cuts List of Meds by 88, Adds Ozempic

February 27, 2024
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Colorado’s updated Canadian drug importation application to the FDA cuts the drug list from 112 to 24 and adds Ozempic to the list of medicines it wants from Canadians.

DEA tells e-commerce companies they have compliance obligations for pill press sales on their platforms.

February 27, 2024

The DEA put all e-commerce platforms on notice of their obligations whenever they facilitate transactions involving pill presses.

February 26, 2024: Safe Chain Solutions settles HIV drug diversion lawsuit with Gilead Sciences

February 26, 2024

A Maryland drug distributor lost $2.7 million in a settlement over selling secondhand medicine to U.S. pharmacies. Additional news in Alabama, California, New Jersey, Tennessee and more.

February 20, 2024: FDA warns companies selling unapproved semaglutide and tirzepatide

February 20, 2024
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Companies in New York and Florida were selling unapproved GLP-1 agonists. Operation Shield IV removed $69 million in illicit medicine and doping substances from European markets. A California man who distributed smuggled tianeptine received a two-year sentence.

PSM Advisory Board approves policy resolution on reimbursement practices and supply chain safety

February 16, 2024

PSM opposes the practice of reimbursing pharmacies below the cost of acquisition of medicine and supports efforts to reform reimbursement systems that eliminate this market dynamic that threatens the safety of our drug supply.

February 12, 2024: Massachusetts doc who implanted patients with unapproved, imported medicine loses at trial

February 12, 2024
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The government won prosecutions in Massachusetts and New Hampshire against defendants selling non-FDA approved drugs. A family warns about tianeptine. Pill presses in Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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