Skip to content

Search

  • Sort by

  • Category

  • Post Type

  • Reset

Delaware Legislative Group Says Importation only “seems good until one understands the details.”

March 4, 2020
Posted in
State seal of Delaware

Delaware Legislative Group Says Importation only “seems good until one understands the details.” Read the report here. In January, the Delaware’s Interagency Pharmaceuticals Purchasing Study Group submitted a report to its House of Representatives which examined ways to lower the cost of pharmaceuticals for Delaware residents. The group, which was comprised of Delaware state senators and representatives as well as...

Read More

Former FDA Associate Commissioner Warns of the “Massive Safety Risks of Importation”

March 3, 2020
Posted in ,

Source: Twitter This editorial by Peter J. Pitts was published in The Times Weekly on March 3, 2020. Mr. Pitts is president of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest and a former FDA associate commissioner. Keep Canadian drugs out of U.S. medicine cabinets The Trump administration recently proposed two rules that would allow states, pharmacies, and drug wholesalers...

Read More

49 States Have Reported Deadly Counterfeit Pills Made with Fentanyl, January 2020

March 3, 2020
Posted in ,

January 2020

Read More

House Resolution demands open access to WHOIS Results

March 3, 2020
Posted in ,

Representative Bob Latta (R-OH) has introduced HR875, a resolution aimed at safeguarding access to WHOIS information for law enforcement and the public. HR875 states that “domain name registration information, referred to as ‘WHOIS’ information, is critical to the protection of the United States national and economic security, intellectual property rights enforcement, cybersecurity, as well as the health, safety, and privacy...

Read More

Tennessean’s Life Cut Short After Following Journalist’s Advice

March 2, 2020
Posted in , ,
photo of Josh Holton

Tennessean’s Life Cut Short After Following Journalist’s Advice Download a printable version of Josh’s story here. Joshua Holton When Rachel Blado woke early on the morning of September 15, 2016, she went to check on her son, who had left the television in his bedroom on all night. She found Josh sleeping in an uncomfortable position. On trying to wake...

Read More

Canadian drug importation is “an economic fantasy,” former Canadian health minister says.

March 2, 2020
Posted in ,
photo of Ujjal Dosanjh

Canadian drug importation is “an economic fantasy,” former Canadian health minister says. Ujjal Dosanjh (Source: Dave Chan / CC by https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) This editorial by Ujjal Dosanjh was published in The Globe and Mail on March 2, 2020. Dosanjh served as federal minister of health as well as premier of British Columbia. The U.S. has a problem with prescription-drug prices. Canada...

Read More

Life-threatening counterfeit drugs taught Rick Roberts that medicine safety can’t be taken for granted

February 25, 2020
Posted in
Rock Roberts opening the Senate briefing

Life-threatening counterfeit drugs taught Rick Roberts that medicine safety can’t be taken for granted. Safe medicines advocate Rick Roberts opening the Senate briefing, September 24, 2019. Rick Roberts, a professor at the University of San Francisco and a member of The Partnership for Safe Medicines’ Advisory Board, began thinking about the problem of medicine safety after he received two different...

Read More

FDA Alert: Med Man Expands Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Up2 and Bow & Arrow Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil

February 24, 2020
Posted in ,

This is a reprint of an FDA Alert. When a company announces a recall, market withdrawal, or safety alert, the FDA posts the company’s announcement as a public service. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Company Announcement Date: February 24, 2020 FDA Publish Date: February 24, 2020 Product Type: Dietary Supplements Reason for Announcement: Product is...

Read More

FDA Worked With Indian Government To Seize 500 Counterfeit Drug Shipments in January

February 21, 2020
Posted in , ,

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just announced a successful joint operation with the Government of India targeting counterfeit prescription drugs, counterfeit over-the-counter medications, fake medical devices, and misbranded dietary supplements containing harmful ingredients.  Termed ‘Operation Broadsword,’ the effort focused on shipments arriving in the United States via a single International Mail Facility (IMF) over two days, from...

Read More

Canadian Importation Does Not Work

February 21, 2020
Posted in ,
graph comparing the population of Canada to the US
Read More
Scroll To Top