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…


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.


Counterfeit Medicine Purchased Online Permanently Alters Man’s Vision

A new study was just released that documented that permanent damage done to a 31-year-old man after he ingested a counterfeit medicine he purchased online. Even after more than a year since this happened to him, the structural changes to the man’s eyes mean that he sees everything with a red tint…