On June 4, 2021, parents and family members gathered in 30 cities around the country to protest social media companies’ inaction on drug sales on their platforms. The protest in Santa Monica focused on Snapchat headquarters.[...]
The media speaks as if counterfeit pill victims were seeking drugs and “overdosed” because they took too much of them, but that doesn’t accurately reflect what is happening. Too often, victims have been sold drugs that they weren’t seeking at all.
Help PSM tell journalists that pill victims have been poisoned, not overdosed.[...]
Shabbir Safdar, Executive Director of the Partnership for Safe Medicines, released the following statement today in response to Congressional actions to permanently scheduling illicitly manufactured and deadly fentanyl…[...]
Learn why permanently scheduling fentanyl-related substances and analogues on Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act is an important policy tool in the fight against fentanyl-laced counterfeit medicines.[...]
This week: The FDA moves on fake FDA registration certificates and warns Mercola to stop selling supplements with fake COVID claims. The U.S. Attorney in Maryland shuts down another fake pharma phishing site. Counterfeit vaccines in South Africa. Counterfeit pill news in 11 states.[...]
The annual DEA National Threat Assessment, which covers 2019 and the first half of 2020, is the best source of unclassified data on drug smuggling, illicit substance trafficking, and counterfeit medications as it affects Americans. Watch our News of the Week video at right, or read the high points on our Twitter thread. Below you’ll…[...]
In this week’s news: 11.1 million counterfeit n95 masks seized, invalid COVID-19 test results, pandemic-related benefits fraud, large fentanyl pill seizures, and another two doctors plead guilty to importing oncology drugs.[...]