Court Issues Injunction Against Los Angeles Couple Who Sold Counterfeit Medicines

September 18, 2018

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer received an injunction from the court against a couple who operated two stores that sold counterfeit and misbranded drugs. The injunction prohibits Iris Anabelle Gonzalez and Hugo Gonzalez Nava from engaging in the sale of pharmaceuticals. Police seized nearly 3,000 misbranded, illegal, and counterfeit pharmaceuticals products when two stores were searched in May…

President Of Nonprofit Warns That Allowing Foreign Drug Importation Is A Threat To U.S. Patients

September 18, 2018

In this September 17, 2018, editorial for The Detroit News, the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest’s President and co-founder Peter Pitts warned that legalizing prescription drug importation will not generate massive savings for U.S. citizens while also potentially exposing millions of Americans to dangerous counterfeit drugs…

Over 3,500 Suspected Fake Fentanyl Pills Seized In Two Busts In Arizona

September 17, 2018

Two separate law enforcement investigations in Arizona have recently taken thousands of suspected counterfeit pills made with fentanyl off the street. One bust was made in a parking lot in Buckeye with additional pills seized later following the search of a house. The second bust took place in a mall parking lot in the middle of the day…

Safe Savings Tip: Azithromycin Cost 60% Less In The U.S. As It Does In Canada

September 14, 2018

Choosing generic drugs is the easiest and fastest way for Americans to lower their prescription drug costs without having to risk purchasing your medication from a shady online pharmacy. We did a price comparison to see where azithromycin, the generic version of Zithromax, is more affordable – in the U.S. or in Canada. At a brick-and-mortar pharmacy in Canada, a six-dose supply would cost $17.08, but we found the same pills at pharmacies in the U.S. for $6.88…

Two Arrests Made in Fentanyl Pill Deaths in Georgia, White Supremacist Gang Implicated

September 13, 2018

The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man and a woman in connection with the fentanyl pill deaths of two different men. Amanda Chambers faces involuntary manslaughter and fentanyl drug charges in the case, and Kevin Kennedy is facing a reckless conduct charge in the deaths of Dennis Wade and Jeffrey Scott Callahan.

Atlanta Man Indicted For Selling Deadly Fake Pills

September 13, 2018

A federal grand jury handed down an indictment against the man who was a source of counterfeit 30-milligram Roxicodone pills being sold in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Edward Culton supplied pills to a deal who would find buyers by advertising them on Instagram. One man died and a woman was poisoned after they took pills sold to them by that dealer…

NADDINABP, and PSM have launched a project to raise awareness about the danger of illicit fentanyl.

Learn more about The Fentanyl Council.

Watch PSM's 2018 Interchange to learn about the deadly impact that counterfeit drugs in the US.

Read the Freeh Report

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