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Counterfeit Internet drugs pose significant risks and discourage vital health checks
Date:1/20/2010

s a general consensus that steps need to be taken to tackle the problem.

"However, obstacles to effective action include the lack of a clear worldwide consensus on what constitutes a counterfeit drug and the fact that activities that are illegal in one country may be legal in another" says Dr Jackson.

"In some cases producing counterfeit medicine can be ten times as profitable per kilogram as heroin, yet in the UK someone can face greater legal sanctions if they produce a counterfeit T-shirt.

"What is clear is that we need much greater public awareness of the risks of buying counterfeit drugs, as lives are at risk.

"It is essential that healthcare clinicians get that message across."


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Contact: Annette Whibley
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Wiley-Blackwell
Source:Eurekalert

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