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Which is safe to take? Counterfeit drugs are big business in Asia. Here’s what you need to know to ensure you’re not buying bad medicine

May 31, 2004
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Drug Importation Analysis: Comparison of the Canadian Pharmaceutical Market Size with the U.S. and Implications for Drug Importations.

May 28, 2004
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A report by Marv Shepherd, Ph.D. Submitted to: Representative John D. Dingell, Ranking Member, House Committee on Energy and Commerce and  Senator Norm Coleman, Chairman, Senate Permanent Select Committee on Investigations Download the file here.

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Interpol: Terrorists Eye Counterfeit Goods

May 25, 2004
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Feinstein targets illicit Internet drug sales

May 21, 2004
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Drug cost dilemma: Canadian imports could hurt drug research

May 18, 2004
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Allowing Americans – and cash-strapped government medical programs – to save money by purchasing lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada seems like a no- brainer. …. But the promise of cheaper drugs comes with a "be careful what you wish for" clause. As Congress considers drug import legislation, lawmakers should heed the physician's prescription to "first do no harm." A Register-Guard...

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Anesthesiologist and AMA Board Trustee Testifies About the Dangers of Imported Drugs (2004)

May 14, 2004
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In May 2004, anesthesiologist and American Medical Association trustee Rebecca J. Patchin, MD spoke before the Department of Health and Human Services Task Force on Drug Importation to express concern about the safety and reliability of imported drugs. The following is a transcript of her statement. American Medical Association Oral Statement by Rebecca J. Patchin, MD HHS Task Force on Drug...

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Buying Medicine Online? Congress Attempts To Crack Down on Internet Pharmacies

April 29, 2004
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Reimporting drugs creates fewer innovations

April 25, 2004
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Drug Scams Abound on the Internet

April 22, 2004
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The illegal sale of narcotics and other prescription drugs over the Internet is a growing problem that federal officials are struggling to cope with, according to law enforcement officials. Traffic is rapidly increasing, and there are many cases of fraud and dangerous fluctuations in potency. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports. April 22, 2004 Click here to hear the full story at...

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Measure targets drug e-mail

April 22, 2004
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