Pharmaceutical Roulette

Number 20870
Subject Pharmaceuticals
Source Washington Post
State DC
Year 2003
Publication Date October 19 - October 23, 2003
Summary Reporters from the Washington Post reveal that there are various loopholes in the supposedly tightly regulated system for distributing prescription drugs. Their findings reveal that the main avenues to acquire prescription drugs are internet sites, certain doctors and small illegal wholesalers. They also find loopholes in the laws and regulations.
Pages 61
Keywords Prescription drugs;prescribed medication;drug addiction;illegal drugs;online selling of prescription drugs;rogue internet sites
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