Websites Advertising and Selling Prescription Drugs Increase by 70%

According to The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University, over the last three years the number of websites selling controlled prescription drugs such as opioids, depressants and stimulants has increased. The findings were presented in a new White Paper, “You’ve Got Drugs!” IV: Prescription Drug Pushers on the Internet, in May 2007 by CASA and released that same month at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “Rogue Online Pharmacies: The Growing Problem of Internet Drug Trafficking” [1].

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Pharmacy Errors – Avoid Prescription Dispensing Mistakes

Recently, an undercover pharmacy investigation conducted by 20/20 and reported on by Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross evaluated prescription dispensing at some of the best known U.S. chain drug stores.

The results are surprising and the suggestions at the end of this article really could save your life or that of someone you love.

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