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February 6, 2023: Researchers find Mexican border pharmacies selling Americans fentanyl pills.

February 6, 2023
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This week: Investigators found pharmacies selling fentanyl and meth pills disguised as real medicine. A grand jury indicted “healing magnet” sellers. Regulators addressed fake Mpox treatments and a questionable pharmacy. CBP seized tramadol. More families joined a lawsuit against Snapchat. Additional news involving fake pills in17 states.

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January 30, 2023: Utah plastic surgeon faked COVID vaccines and vaccine cards, says DOJ

January 30, 2023
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A Salt Lake City physician allegedly faked almost 2,000 COVID-19 cards and gave fake injections, too. The House Energy and Commerce Committee held a roundtable about Snapchat drug dealers. Dozens more stories about counterfeit pills made of fentanyl and other dangerous substances in Canada, Wales, and 24 U.S. states.

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Why won’t Canadian drug importation work?

January 25, 2023
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Pandemic counterfeits demonstrate the danger of Canadian drug importation Download our factsheet Pandemic counterfeits demonstrate the danger of Canadian drug importation.

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Pandemic counterfeits demonstrate the danger of Canadian drug importation

January 25, 2023
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Pandemic counterfeits demonstrate the danger of Canadian drug importation Download our factsheet Pandemic counterfeits demonstrate the danger of Canadian drug importation.

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What Canadians are saying about importation

January 25, 2023
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What Canadians are saying about importation Download our factsheet citing Canadian opinions about importation..

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Canada doesn’t have track and trace

January 25, 2023
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A smashed box of pills with a blister pack. it's labeled Top Dol,” an Indian formulation of the Schedule IV opioid, tramadol.

January 23, 2023: Fake pharmacy operator gets 7 years and a $100,000 fine

January 23, 2023
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Updates to cases involving a fake pharmacy that imported and sold controlled medicines to U.S. patients, a man who sold used and counterfeit cosmetic surgery devices, and a couple that sold unapproved substances as smart drugs. Additional news involving counterfeit pills made of fentanyl in 17 states.

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Partnership for Safe Medicines statement in response to the New York State Senate’s passage of Senate Bill S604

January 23, 2023
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Shabbir Imber Safdar, Executive Director of the Partnership for Safe Medicines, released the following statement in response to the New York State Senate’s passage of Senate Bill S604, which would create a wholesale prescription drug importation program in New York.

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January 16, 2023: Eight more families sue Snapchat over online pill deals.

January 18, 2023
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More families sue Snapchat. A Scottish man was sentenced for a high-volume fake Valium scheme. Police in Mumbai are investigating a death related to a fake iron injection. Prosecutions, deaths and seizures related to counterfeit pills made with fentanyl in 18 states and Washington, D.C.

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Policy Briefing for the 118th Congress

January 17, 2023
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PSM’s Briefing for the 118th Congress Washington D.C. February 28, 2023, 8:30  – 10:00am Keynote speaker: U.S. Senator Rick Scott Panels: Impediments to Foreign Drug Importation | Social Media and Counterfeit Pills Reserve your seat now left to register Learn how the $200 billion fake drug market affects the U.S. on our Virtual Briefing Page  Virtual briefing for the 118th…

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