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Oregon Federal, Court Says PharmacyChecker—Which Helps Americans Find Vetted International Online Pharmacies—Is Legal 

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LegitScript argued that PharmacyChecker does not have antitrust standing because its business, providing information on the Internet that Americans use to find vetted international online pharmacies and compare their prices, is unlawful. Judge Simon disagreed, writing “PharmacyChecker.com’s business is legal.” ” (Emphasis added).

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Statements and Thoughts on Motion on Summary Judgement in PharmacyChecker v. NABP et al 

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the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, et al (Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies, Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies, and the Partnership for Safe Medicines). it also helps them find low prices at local pharmacies, but it has no role in the actual ordering or importation of prescription drugs.

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The Domain Reform for Unlawful Drug Sellers Act is Big Pharma’s Bill

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Drug companies and big chain pharmacies don’t want the competition of lower drug prices offered by international online pharmacies because it means lower profits. They want the FDA to shut down those sites, but, it seems, under current law, the international online pharmacies used to facilitate importation are not illegal.

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Mark Cuban’s Pharmacy Dreams Are Generic

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Mark Cuban’s new online pharmacy venture – the Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company (“Cost Plus Drug”) – will not help overcome the biggest obstacle to drug affordability in America, which is drug company monopolies on patented brand name prescription drugs. That’s even cheaper than foreign online pharmacy prices , including in India. .

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Manitoba Judge’s Opinion Reveals Different Side of the CanadaDrugs Case

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It’s important because this case was wrongly used as a pretext to oppose safe personal drug importation and international online pharmacies, which help Americans afford prescription drugs. Kris Thorkelson never pled guilty to selling counterfeit drugs. supply chain.

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CDER’s Office of Compliance Kicks Off Annual Report Season with Rundown of 2023’s Major Public Health Enforcement Initiatives

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Recalls, warning letters to online pharmacies, and drug-related import alerts were key tools for OC’s efforts to safeguard the drug supply chain from adulterated products over the prior fiscal year. Drug Supply Chain. Communication in this area included on-line videos, webinars, summits, conferences, and international outreach.

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How Pharma-Funded Groups Lie About Personal Drug Imports

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The Canadian drug supply is pretty safe…” However, standards for a walk-in pharmacy are not applicable to online pharmacies in Canada, which are unregulated and can sell “unlicensed” medications. and licensed by your state board of pharmacy.”