Counterfeit Drugs in US Pharmacies

in Counterfeit Goods

Up to 40 million prescriptions in the United States are filled with counterfeit drugs each year, according to a white paper by Create.org.

In FY2011, counterfeit drugs consisted of 9 percent of all counterfeit goods seized by US Customs.

Source:  “Health and Safety Risks From Counterfeits in the Supply Chain,” Create.Org, October 25, 2012.

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