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July 3, 2013

FDA Closes 1,677 Online Pharmacies

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has shut down 1,677 sites for selling counterfeit or substandard medications, CNN reports. Some of the sites also were closed for selling drugs without appropriate safeguards. Other sites were only given warnings. Officials arrested 58 people and seized illegal meds worth more than $41 million. According to Interpol, the operation involved the help of more than 100 countries.

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Tom, , 2013-07-03 11:52:53
Meanwhile, the US president has extended the deadline requiring business to offer health insurance. The US govt is doing NOTHING to make drugs more accessible. To "protect" people from counterfeit drugs (and legitimate generics that don't meet strict guidelines) is an atrocity under these circumstances. If you live in America and you're sick, you live in a prison masquerading as a developed country. Where's the anger?

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