PSM News

Bloomberg Misses The Mark In Its Article About Drug Importation Advocacy

In case you missed it, Bloomberg’s Ben Elgin has published an “in-depth” piece on the connection between PhRMA and the Partnership for Safe Medicines. However, this has been public and widely reported on for years. More concerningly, the story misses the broader point about the clear safety concerns of foreign drug importation. Over the past…


Partnership for Safe Medicines 2019 Congressional Briefings (September 24, 2019)

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, counterfeit medication victims and their families, American and Canadian patient groups, local and federal law enforcement, and other experts in the fight against counterfeit medicines gathered in Washington, D.C. to discuss how importation proposals threaten to trigger drug shortages in Canada while wreaking havoc on medication safety for U.S. patients.


Partnership for Safe Medicines’ Statement on Governor DeSantis Signing Florida’s Drug Importation Bill

Washington, D.C. (June 11, 2019) – Shabbir Imber Safdar, executive director of the Partnership for Safe Medicines, released the following statement today in response to the signing of Florida’s drug importation bill: “Today, Florida’s governor put politics over the safety of residents across the state. Although this was widely expected, we remain committed to protecting…


Keynote Speaker Announced for Interchange

John Morton will be the keynote speaker for The Partnership for Safe Medicine’s Interchange on October 27, 2011 at the National Press Club.

Morton is the Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the principal investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the second largest investigative agency in the federal government. During his tenure at ICE, he has strengthened ICE’s investigative efforts, with a particular emphasis on border crimes, export controls, intellectual property enforcement and child exploitation.


Fake Drug Market Tripled Since 2004 – PSM board member quoted

USA Today has reported on the growing problem of fake drugs in the world markets. Counterfeit drugs made in Asia and other emerging markets are a growing problem that’s endangering consumers’ health. Since 2004, the number of fake drug incidents has tripled to 1,700, says the Pharmaceutical Security Institute (PSI), which estimates the size of…


PSM Vice President Expecting Full House for Counterfeit Drug Conference

Each year, Partnership for Safe Medicines Vice President Dr. Bryan Liang hosts a health policy conference in San Diego. We’re happy to report that all seats have been filled for his March 26, 2010 conference, “Pharmaceutical Crime: Investigating and Prosecuting Drug Diversion and Counterfeiting,” sponsored by the Institute of Health Law Studies at the California…