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Discovery of counterfeit hepatitis C drug is another example of why importation is bad for patients

By Nicole Longo  |    February 13, 2017
The manufacturing and trafficking of counterfeit drugs is not just a U.S. concern but a growing threat globally. Governments around the world are working together to try to prevent these fake...   Read More

New report provides recommendations for securing and protecting IP

By Mark Grayson  |    December 13, 2016
This week, the White House Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC) issued a Joint Strategic Plan outlining actions government, industry, educational institutions...   Read More

Dangers of drug importation: A case of counterfeit cancer drugs

By Holly Campbell  |    April 7, 2016
Counterfeit drug trafficking is a multibillion dollar business that threatens the health and well-being of patients. The World Health Organization estimates 10 percent of medicines worldwide are...   Read More

More Counterfeit Medicines Follow-up

By PhRMA Staff  |    March 14, 2011
The Hill reports that Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) recommitted himself to helping stop the flow of counterfeit medicines into the U.S. Here's some of what Leahy had to say:   Read More

Protecting Patients From Dangerous Counterfeit Drugs

By PhRMA Staff  |    March 13, 2011
There was a recent article on MarketWatch that caught my eye because it really broke down the issue of counterfeiting and the dangers that rogue online pharmacy sites pose to patient health and...   Read More

Foreign Sourced Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients vs. Imported Drugs

By PhRMA Staff  |    March 12, 2011
In a 60 Minutes segment airing tonight, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg admits that there are rare instances of counterfeit medicines seeping into the closed U.S drug...   Read More

Teen ODs on Drugs purchased online without Prescription

By PhRMA Staff  |    February 25, 2011
Last week, I wrote about the worldwide counterfeit medicine threat and the dangers that an open U.S. drug supply system poses to patient health and safety. Consumers need to be very careful because...   Read More

Winning the War Against Counterfeiters

By Guest Contributor  |    February 16, 2011
I just addressed the Pharma IQ conference, Winning the War Against Counterfeiters, here in Amsterdam. It was an important opportunity to raise awareness of the threat counterfeit medicines pose to...   Read More

The Flood of Counterfeit Drugs

By PhRMA Staff  |    February 14, 2011
Run an internet search of "counterfeit drugs." You'll be stunned by how many stories there are about the growing worldwide threat of counterfeit medicines. Criminal networks around the globe are...   Read More

The Online Echo of the Counterfeit Medicine Story

By PhRMA Staff  |    February 14, 2011
The 60 Minutes story on the growing danger of counterfeit prescription medicines that ran over the weekend has sparked interest in the problem. Some, like this piece in Medical News Today about the...   Read More

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