Can Politicians Make Drug Importation Safe? Listen to the Experts.

Over 100 Advocacy Organizations Urge WH And Congress Not To Endanger Americans With Drug ImportationRead the April 9, 2019 letter.

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Medical Device King Exec Takes a Plea Deal Instead of a Retrial; Gets 32 Months in Prison

July 17, 2019

New York-based Pharmalogical, Inc. (d/b/a Medical Device King and Taranis Medical Corp.) grossed $17 million by misleading U.S. medical practices into believing they were buying FDA-approved products rather than “unapproved products imported through a series of unidentified middlemen in Turkey and elsewhere.” President William Scully, was convicted of these activities in 2015, but the conviction was vacated in 2017. In 2018, he pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to 32 months in prison.

Florida State Senator Compares Supporting Drug Importation to Believing in the Tooth Fairy

July 17, 2019

This editorial by Perry Thurston Jr. was published in Florida Politics on July 16, 2019. In it, State Senator Thurston explains that state-implemented drug importation will not bring any medication cost savings to Floridians.

New Analysis by HDA Finds Importation Proposals Are Too Expensive and Pose Health Risks to Patients

July 16, 2019

A report just released the HDA Research Foundation demonstrates that federal importation proposals to allow drug importation are devoid of practical implementation guidance and funding, so will fail to guarantee federal safety and quality standards for prescription medication.

Counterfeit Adderall Dealers Arrested After Being Traced to their Account

July 15, 2019

A pair of fake Adderall dealers who sold their counterfeits on the web has been arrested as a result of their account, Quartz reports. The duo allegedly sold almost $9 million worth of counterfeit Adderall by the time Tzu Yang “Issac” Lin and Meng Ting “Leo” Hu were arrested.

Lincoln, Nebraska Man Convicted, “Fentanyl Pills” Entered in Evidence

July 13, 2019

The U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is reporting that Sabas Rodriguez-Cisneros has been convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and other charges in a drug conspiracy that started in October 2016. According to the DOJ, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol intercepted a package for Rodriguez-Cisneros that was being shipped to his girlfriend contained 400…

Counterfeit Pill Drug Ring In San Antonio Sold Over 800,000 Fake Pills In Two Years

July 12, 2019

Recent news out of Texas gave updates on the cases against three men who were part of a major counterfeit pill ring busted in San Antonio in 2017. The ringleader entered a guilty plea and faces up to 30 years in prison, a supplier received a 21-year sentence, and a distributor waits to see what his future holds…