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
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
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.
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
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
tobacco products, which are the world's most widely smuggled legal consumer
product. The illicit trade treaty will be a supplementary treaty, or
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.
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
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
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
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...