TITLE

Drugs hijacked online

AUTHOR(S)
Koroneos, George
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Oct2008, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the study released by MarkMonitor Inc. which reveals that more than 20,000 websites have abused drug trademarks for six branded drugs in June 2008. The 20,000 includes the 2986 suspicious online pharmacies that delivers 60 million spam electronic mails wherein only two are certified by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy to sell drugs. It likewise notes that the average drug at a site which is not accredited is $2.54, compared to $10.54 for accredited sites.
ACCESSION #
34773782

 

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