Archive May 2014

Senate Committee on Armed Services Completes Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015

May23

WASHINGTON – Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., the committee’s ranking member, today announced details of the committee’s markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015. The committee on Thursday voted, 25-1, to report the bill, which authorizes $514 billion funding for the […]

Senate Armed Services Committee announces details of markup for National Defense Authorization Act for FY15

May23

WASHINGTON – Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., the committee’s ranking member, today announced details of the committee’s markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015. The committee on Thursday voted, 25-1, to report the bill, which authorizes $514 billion funding for the […]

Senate Armed Services Committee completes markup of FY15 NDAA

May23

Friday, May 23, 2014Contact: Tara Andringa (Levin), 202-228-3685Donelle Harder (Inhofe), 202-224-4721SENATE COMMITTEE ON ARMED SERVICES COMPLETES MARKUP OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015WASHINGTON – Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., the committee’s ranking member, today announced details of the committee’s markup of […]

FDA targets illegal online pharmacies in globally coordinated action

May23

ENP Newswire – 23 May 2014Release date- 22052014 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in partnership with other federal and international agencies, took action this week against websites that sell potentially dangerous, unapproved prescription drugs to U.S. consumers.The FDA and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) also conducted extensive examinations at U.S.-based international […]

Thousands of Illicit Online Pharmacies Shut Down in Global Operation Targeting Fake Medicines

May22

BRUSSELS, May 22 The World Customs Organization issued the following news release:Nearly 200 enforcement agencies across 111 countries have taken part in Operation Pangea VII targeting criminal networks behind the sale of fake medicines via illicit online pharmacies, resulting in 237 arrests worldwide and the seizure of more than USD 31 million worth of potentially […]

FDA Targets Illegal Online Pharmacies In Globally Coordinated Action

May22

WASHINGTON, May 22 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Food and Drug Administration issued the following news release:The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in partnership with other federal and international agencies, took action this week against websites that sell potentially dangerous, unapproved prescription drugs to U.S. consumers. The FDA and the U.S. Customs […]

Thousands of Illicit Online Pharmacies Shut Down in the Largest-Ever Global Operation Targeting Fake Medicines

May22

LYON, France, May 22 INTERPOL issued the following news release:Nearly 200 enforcement agencies across 111 countries have taken part in Operation Pangea VII targeting criminal networks behind the sale of fake medicines via illicit online pharmacies. The operation led to 237 arrests worldwide and the seizure of nearly USD 36 million worth of potentially dangerous […]

Illegal Online Sellers Most Frequent Distributors of Counterfeit Drugs, Reports NABP

May16

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health & Medicine Week The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy() (NABP()) issued a report stressing that illegal online drug sellers are the most frequent conduits of counterfeit drugs and pose a continued threat to global public health. As detailed in the Internet Drug Outlet Identification Program Progress […]

MedVantx Announces New Retail Pharmacy Program Designed To Improve Medication Access, Adherence and Reduce Pharmacy Related Out of Pocket Costs for US Consumers

May15

SAN DIEGO, May15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ MedVantx, Inc., a leading provider of point-of-care medication adherence and direct-to-patient consumer engagement programs, today announced the Company’s MedStart Retail Connect? program. This new program expands on the Company’s Omni-Channel / HUB services pharmacy strategy to include point of care, home delivery and now retail pharmacy delivery modalities. In the […]

Officials: Majority of foreign drugs sold online fake [China Daily: US Edition]

May13

China’s food and drug authority has issued another warning about overseas drugs sold online, saying that 75 percent of such drugs are counterfeit. The China Food and Drug Administration said in an online statement on Wednesday that the authenticity of generic anti-cancer drugs sold online cannot have their authenticity and quality guaranteed. The authority cited […]