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Nov 01, 2013, 18:36 ET
NABP has analyzed thousands of Web sites selling prescription drugs and found numerous examples of illegal and deceptive activities, as well as other common characteristics. (PRNewsFoto/National Association of Boards of Pharmacy)

Sellers of Unapproved Drugs Proliferate Online, Posing a Serious Threat to Global Public Health, Reports NABP

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) today issued a report stressing the continuing global public health threat posed...

Oct 09, 2013, 14:32 ET

Prescription Drug Supply Chain at Risk for Diversion Schemes and Counterfeit Drug Distribution, Reports NABP

Association's VAWD Program Continues to Help Protect the Integrity of US Drug Supply Chain The National Association of Boards of...

Jul 26, 2013, 16:53 ET

Deceptive Practices By Illegal Online Drug Sellers Give Consumers a False Sense of Legitimacy and Safety, Reports NABP

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) today issued a report emphasizing the deceptive practices that illegal online...

May 21, 2013, 18:22 ET

NABP's .PHARMACY Proposal Passes Initial ICANN Evaluation

Reaching a critical milestone in the generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) approval process, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy®...

Apr 26, 2013, 17:25 ET

Illegal Online Sellers Fuel Global Spread of Fake and Substandard Medications, International Collaboration Key in Response, Reports NABP

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) today issued a report emphasizing that the global distribution of...

Apr 15, 2013, 17:37 ET

NABP's Vision for .PHARMACY Generic Top-Level Domain Provides a Secure Online Space for Pharmacy Consumers Around the World

By ensuring that only legitimate Internet pharmacies will be able to use its proposed .PHARMACY domain suffix, National Association of Boards...

Jan 25, 2013, 15:18 ET

Education and Collaboration Key to Continued Progress in Fighting Rogue Online Prescription Drug Sellers, Reports NABP

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) today issued a report outlining how continued collaboration among global...

Dec 18, 2012, 18:48 ET
More Americans die each year due to prescription drug overdose than from car accidents. Photo iStockphoto.com/aldomurillo.  (PRNewsFoto/National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, iStockphoto.com/aldomurillo)

Keep the Holidays Merry - Move Your Medications

The AWARxE® Consumer Protection Program encourages consumers to move medications from their medicine cabinets into a secure area for the...

Dec 12, 2012, 12:44 ET

NABP Leads the Charge as States Tighten Ranks Around Compounding Pharmacies

 Supporting state board of pharmacy efforts to enforce compounding regulations, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy®...

Oct 26, 2012, 12:55 ET

Global Collaboration Effective in Dismantling Rogue Online Prescription Drug Sellers, Reports NABP

 The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) today issued a report about the importance of collaboration among...

Aug 16, 2012, 15:42 ET

NABP PMP InterConnect Celebrates One Year of Connecting Prescription Monitoring Programs to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

Nine States Currently Sharing Data The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) is pleased to announce its one-year...

Jul 20, 2012, 13:53 ET

NABP Stresses Need for International Collaboration to Combat Online Counterfeit Drug Distribution

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) today issued a report about the continually increasing online counterfeit...

Jun 12, 2012, 16:36 ET

NABP Applies for New .PHARMACY Generic Top-Level Domain to Provide a Secure Destination for Consumers

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®), with the support of a global coalition of stakeholders, has applied to the...

Apr 24, 2012, 13:50 ET

NABP Alerts the Public About Online Drug Sellers Taking Advantage of Drug Shortage Fears

 The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) today issued a report to raise awareness about how rogue Internet drugs...

Feb 16, 2012, 17:31 ET

NABP Supports Legislation Aimed to Protect Patients from Counterfeit Drugs and Fake Online Pharmacies

Association Issues Statement of Support for Online Pharmacy Safety Act of 2011 The National Association of Boards of...

Oct 19, 2011, 17:13 ET

AWARxE Launches 'Does a Drug Dealer Lurk in Your Medicine Cabinet' Ad Campaign

NABP Foundation Program Encourages Consumers to Get the Facts on Prescription Drug Abuse, Rogue Internet Drug Sites, and Counterfeit Drug Dangers...

Aug 05, 2011, 10:22 ET

Interstate PMP Data Sharing through NABP PMP InterConnect Is Now a Reality

Two PMPs Already Using National System for Tracking Drug Abuse & Diversion The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®)...

Jul 28, 2011, 10:00 ET

NABP Issues Rogue Online Pharmacy Public Health Alert

New Report Shows 85% of Fake Online Drug Outlets Don't Require Valid Prescription, Fuel Prescription Drug Abuse The National Association of...

Jun 06, 2011, 17:45 ET

NABP PMP InterConnect Development Complete; PMPs Continue to Sign on to Participate in National System for Tracking Drug Abuse and Diversion

As part of its continuing efforts to protect public health by reducing abuse, misuse, and diversion of prescription medications, the National...

Mar 25, 2011, 12:32 ET

NABP Unveils Relaunch of AWARErx.org

Web Site for AWARxE Consumer Protection Program Enhanced to Provide Important, Timely Information on Prescription Drug Abuse The National...