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U.K. Unveils Program Against Counterfeit Drugs

1:25 PM MST | December 10, 2007 | Alex Scott

The U.K.’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA; London), a government body, has unveiled a three-year program to combat the sale of counterfeit drugs. The program was outlined at a recent conference on drug counterfeiting held by MHRA in London. The U.K. has become a major distribution point for counterfeit drugs, partly because a U.K. stamp on packaging adds an air of authenticity to products, MHRA says. MHRA says there have been nine known cases since 2004 of counterfeit prescription-only medicines reaching patients through the legal...

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