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Date:3/4/2010

or-safe-medicines" onclick="linkClick( this.href );" target="_blank" title="Click this link.">SafeMedicines.org - Scaring the public away from safe and affordable medicine as The Partnership For Safe Medicines is a short exposé of The Partnership for Safe Medicine, which is primarily sponsored and run by the pharmaceutical industry and is an avowed foe of personal drug importation. As discussed in the article, a popular tactic of this group is mixing legitimate concerns over drug counterfeiting with unwarranted warnings about the safety of buying drugs from pharmacies in Canada and other countries.

LegitScript - Not So Legit? sheds light on the mysterious origins and operations of a private company that publishes mostly unsolicited ratings of online pharmacies. Facts revealed in the article suggest that its founder, John Horton, may have misused his role in the Bush White House to set up LegitScript, and why his real mission may be to help pharmaceutical clients stop consumer access to pharmacies that offer lower prices on medication.

Also posted is Checking the Pharmacy Checkers: Comparison of Groups Evaluating Online Pharmacies. This piece summarizes the critical differences among PharmacyChecker.com, the Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites program run by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, LegitScript, and the Canadian International Pharmacy Association. It highlights the fact that NABP/VIPPS and LegitScript exclude non-U.S. pharmacies and suggests the motivations behind their policies.

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