One Dead and Five Sickened in Mississippi by Fake Oxycodone Made with Fentanyl and Methamphetamine

March 21, 2019

According to the Hattiesburg American, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics officials reported that there have been five overdoses and one death since the beginning of March in the area.

Pacific Research Institute CEO Begs Florida to Keep Counterfeit Drugs out of The State

March 20, 2019

Counterfeits coming from Canada have been a big issue in the Sunshine State. The FDA has identified dozens of counterfeit drugs coming into Florida from foreign pharmacies.

Pharmacist, educator and PSM board member speaks out against drug importation in Florida

March 20, 2019

“Several other states have attempted to legalize drug importation, but all have failed to show that it’s safe or saves money. The federal government has determined multiple times that drug importation can’t be done safely. I hope, for the sake of Floridians, that state policymakers come to that same conclusion.”

New Report: Broad Availability of Illegal Pill Presses Creates Unprecedented Threat to America’s Communities, Patients, and Law Enforcement

March 19, 2019

Tallahassee, Florida (March 19, 2019) —  The supply and demand of dangerous counterfeit and illegally-imported medications is posing one of our country’s most serious health challenges, and illegal pill presses are directly contributing to this crisis, a new report jointly released today by The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators, and The Partnership for Safe Medicines has found….

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Newly Launched Federal Task Force Finds Fake Xanax and Botox in First Week of Operation at Michigan Ports of Entry

March 18, 2019

The Detroit branch of the newly launched Global Trade Task Force (GTTF) has found counterfeit medications amongst the $1 million worth of counterfeit goods seized during one week. The seizures occurred at the Detroit Metro Airport, and the Port Huron Blue Water Bridge ports of entry.

Save Money And Time By Picking The Right Pharmacy

March 15, 2019

Picking the right pharmacy offers many benefits to the customer. Different pharmacies offer different services, and picking the right one can not only save you money, it can save you time…

Do you understand the role that cheaply-imported pill presses play in the production of deadly counterfeit pills?

Read PSM's new report to learn more.

On Jan. 31, 2019, PSM hosted briefings for the Senate and the House.

Watch the briefings here.

Read the Freeh Report


FBI Director Louis Freeh on the impact of importation on law enforcement (July 14, 2017)