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Canadian drug importation will be heavily debated at state and federal level in 2020.

  • What do Canadians think about it?
  • Has it been tried before, and was it safe? Did it save money?
  • Are there legal processes in place that effectively protect us from unscrupulous Canadian vendors?

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Canadian drug importation: Is it safe? Will it happen? What do I need to know?

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PSM’s Executive Director Speaks on Morning Wakeup with Dave Akerly to Warn Michigan Residents about the Dangers of Drug Importation

December 5, 2019

PSM’s Executive Director Shabbir Safdar spoke with Dave Akerly on WILS in Lansing, Michigan about the importation proposal currently being debated in the Michigan House of Representatives. Safdar was enroute to the Michigan State House to participate in hearings on drug importation being held there. Here why our Executive Director has travelled to Michigan to testify at their drug importation hearing.

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Lowering prices “must not happen at the expense of public safety,” Utah sheriff says

December 3, 2019

This editorial by Rosie Rivera was published in The Salt Lake Tribune on December 3, 2019. Rivera is the sheriff of Salt Lake County.

2019 NABP Report Finds Fentanyl-Laced Fake Opioids for Sale Everywhere on the Internet

November 26, 2019

In their latest report on fake online pharmacies that ply their trade in the United States, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) found more than 1,500 new websites that it considers “Not Recommended,” and of these, 31% are offering illicit prescription drugs, such as codeine, fentanyl, oxycodone, Adderall, Valium, and Xanax.  99% of…

Canadian Doctors, Pharmacists, Patient Groups and Government Representatives Consider State Importation Proposals Unfeasible

November 21, 2019

In spite of recent efforts by legislators in Florida, Maine, Colorado, and elsewhere, Canadian patient groups are vocally opposing pending legislation that proposes importing prescription medications from the Canadian drug supply. Paul Blanchard of the New Brunswick Pharmacists’ Association told CBC News, “The country’s pharmacists association has been talking to the federal government … to make sure that the federal government and Canada is aware that the Americans are literally knocking on our door.”

Florida Couple Prosecuted for Selling Fake Botox Wholesale

November 13, 2019

The recent prosecution of Jorge Nogueira and Jessyka Molina for selling counterfeit Botox wholesale highlights one of Florida’s biggest counterfeit drug problems: fake beauty injections. This is the third action against fake beauty injections in Florida in the last year.

New Report Highlights Continued Illicit Online Prescription Drugs Sales In China

October 31, 2019

ASOP Global and LegitScript released a report analyzing the prevalence of illicit online sales of prescription drugs in China, a country where such sales are prohibited. Their analysis showed that about half of all Chinese online pharmaceuticals sellers are illicit, potentially exposing patients to counterfeit medicines, substandard medicines, financial fraud, and identity theft…

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