TITLE

Global op results in seizure of 3.75 million illicit meds

PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Reactions Weekly;10/13/2012, Issue 1423, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that 79 arrests and 3.75 million units of potentially harmful medicines have been seized by a global operation aimed at combating the sale of counterfeit and unlicensed medicines over the Internet. The estimated value of the seized illicit medicines is 10.5 million U.S. dollars. Operation Pangea V ran from September 25 to October 2, 2012. During the week-long operation, action was taken by the U.S. Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) against over 4,100 Internet pharmacies.
ACCESSION #
82824987

 

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