Archive for October 2018

Maryland Man Admits To Purchasing Thousands Of Fake Fentanyl Pills

The U.S. Department of Justice announced a guilty plea from Robert Simpson. The Gambrills, Maryland man admitted to having purchased 10,000 counterfeit oxycodone pills made with fentanyl online and selling them. By the time that law enforcement searched his home, he had already sold almost 4,000 of the pills…

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Kentucky

Our 2018 information sheet summarizes recent counterfeit drug incidents in Kentucky.

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Oregon

Our 2018 information sheet summarizes recent counterfeit drug incidents in Oregon.

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Pennsylvania

Our 2018 information sheet summarizes recent counterfeit drug incidents in Pennsylvania.

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Congress Passes Opioid Epidemic Legislative Package

The Partnership for Safe Medicines applauds the passage of the SUPPORT Act, an $8 billion package which will help develop non-addictive painkillers, improve prescription drug monitoring programs, establish comprehensive opioid recovery centers, and strengthen Customs and Border Protection’s ability to intercept fentanyl that is illegally shipped into the United States.

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New Mexico

Our 2018 information sheet summarizes recent counterfeit drug incidents in New Mexico.

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Counterfeit fentanyl pills in Wyoming

Counterfeit fentanyl pills in Wyoming Click here to read PSM’s Fentanyl 101. Since 2012, drug traffickers have been selling North Americans counterfeit medications made from fentanyl, a dangerous painkiller 25-40 times stronger than heroin, and even stronger synthetic opioids like carfentanil. The problem has spread to at least 42 states, and many Americans have suffered…

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