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U.S. on Sidelines as Nations Launch Negotiations on Treaty to Combat Smuggling, Counterfeiting and Other Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: Today in Geneva, Switzerland, more than 150 countries will begin negotiations on an historic international treaty to combat smuggling, counterfeiting and other illicit trade ...

IBM and Golden State Medical Supply Create Drug Safety Model to Help Combat Counterfeiting

Electronic Pedigree Services Enable Small and Mid-Sized Drug Companies to Adopt "Smart" Drug Safety Technology ARMONK, N.Y. and CAMARILLO, Calif., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM ) and contract manufacturer and third party logistics provider Golden State Medical Supp...

PHARMORX Security And MSO Announce Joint Venture

...complement to each other, and know that together we have the solution for product security and brand integrity, to continue the ongoing battle against counterfeiting and diversion control," he added. PHARMORX Security and MSO will be demonstrating their serialization and authentication solutions at this ...

Systech International Announces its 150th Serialization Line

...ntract. Driving Systech's growth in Europe is demand for a serialization solution that will help protect patients, brands and supply chains from counterfeiting and parallel trade activities. Progressive regulatory expectations such as coding requirements in France and serialization such as those established ...

Radio-Wave Devices May Play Havoc With Medical Equipment

...ttings. For example, in respirators or IV pumps they help locate and keep track of inventory; they could also be used in drug blister packs to prevent counterfeiting or to ensure the quality of blood products. "They're so tiny now that they can be put in surgical gauze pads, so at the end of the operation, the n...

Death on the Net? Over 60% of Medicines Sold by Online Pharmacies are Fake

...dicines (EAASM) has today unveiled its comprehensive research report -- The counterfeiting Superhighway. The report revealed that a frightening 62% of medicines purch...lnerable to the potentially lethal outcomes of buying medicines online. The counterfeiting Superhighway report reveals the scope and repercussions of this growing, da...

US Chamber of Commerce Joins 'Protect Your Pharmacy Now!' Initiative

...nesses, committed to increasing the understanding of the negative impact of counterfeiting and piracy by working with Congress and the administration to drive greater...increasing at nearly twice the rate of legitimate pharmaceutical sales. counterfeiting and piracy cost the U.S. economy approximately $250 billion per year, have ...

Boise(R) BEWARE(R) Meets April 1 Federal Medicaid Guidelines Requiring Tamper-Resistant Prescription Paper

...ent Security Systems, Inc., a leader in proven, patented protection against counterfeiting and unauthorized copying, scanning and faxing. In addition to medical pre...nt Security Systems, Inc. is a leader in proven patented protection against counterfeiting and unauthorized copying, scanning and photo imaging of critical documents ...

Faster Test Detects Fake Tamiflu Drugs

...surfaced in Chicago, San Francisco and other areas. "The penalties for counterfeiting pharmaceuticals are much lower than for trafficking illegal drugs like coca...id. "Many of the operations focused on making illegal drugs are shifting to counterfeiting drugs because of the low penalties and high profits." Fernandez tested ...

Nations to Launch Negotiations on Treaty to Combat Illicit Tobacco Trade

...n (WHO).(1) It also costs nations huge sums annually in health care costs and lost productivity. Illicit trade refers primarily to the smuggling and counterfeiting of tobacco products, which are the world's most widely smuggled legal consumer product. The illicit trade treaty will be a supplementary treaty, or pr...
Counterfeiting in Medical Products

RFID Z-Band® 4000

Description:...nds to provide automated data capture that boosts efficiency and accuracy while reducing costly and dangerous errors. RFID wristbands can also prevent counterfeiting of admissions wristbands at entertainment venues as well as be used to support cashless payment applications. RFID wristbands can be programmed and pr...
Company:Zebra Technologies Corporation
Counterfeiting in Biological News

Food counterfeiting, contamination outpace international regulatory systems

...guarantees future repeats of food adulteration and counterfeiting from overseas, Michigan State University researche...y created kidney problems for children. Product counterfeiting is the focus of a presentation by John Spink, an i... or outbreaks of any kind." Recent instances of counterfeiting or contamination include conventionally grown vege...
Counterfeiting in Biological Technology

PHARMORX Security Introduces New Technology Solutions for Counterfeiting, Grey Market Diversion, Track & Trace

... products. It also allows them to minimize gray market diversion and guarantees product authentication in the field. "Diversion control and counterfeiting are concerns that affect a wide variety of industries throughout the US and internationally. This is especially true for the pharmaceutical industry w...

Patients Fail to Take Fake Medicines Risk Seriously

...nes are the tip of the iceberg and the increase in counterfeiting and illegal trading across Europe poses a real thr...against counterfeit medicines. "The international counterfeiting of medicines is a growing threat to manufacturers,...islabelled with respect to identity and/or source. counterfeiting can apply to both branded and generic products. Co...

Secure Symbology: Making New Jersey Proud While Saving Lives

...brands and consumer product manufactures with their ever-increasing product counterfeiting problems. counterfeiting worldwide is a $500 billion to trillion dollar a year problem that is growi...

WTN Interview: John Pulling, Provia Software
Hitting the Wal-Mart RFID Deadline

... chains, they will begin to see ROI in the form of reduced-labor costs, greater efficiency in shipping, 100 percent inventory visibility and increased counterfeiting safeguards. If Wal-Mart suppliers cant hit the RFID compliance deadline of January 2005, due to issues that are beyond their control, it may creat...

Protecting your intellectual property in overseas markets

...ts of the world must take important steps to protect their intellectual property and technology. On the mission to China, we saw that significant counterfeiting still occurs, despite the efforts of both businesses and the Chinese government to prevent it. Therefore, Wisconsin companies should be prepared to t...

RFID: a 30-year project

...n said, but they can be duplicated. Various sorts of encryption and authentication will be in RFIDs future if its tracking capabilities are to prevent counterfeiting and theft. ...

E-business conference to give sneak peek into university RFID laboratory

...he UW E-Business Institute. Potential uses for RFID include supply-chain management, tracking baggage in airports and identifying medicines to make counterfeiting harder. RFID tags work by responding to radio signals on particular frequencies; they do not typically emit beacon signals. Besides allowing people...

After a successful attack on your computer systems, then what?

...r misused brands, including consumer fraud based on respected brand names. "A huge market attracts criminals," he said, after projecting that brand counterfeiting accounts for around 5 to 7 percent of overall global product turnover. That can do serious harm to a company's business, both by taking away potent...
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