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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...


Mar 22, 2011, 13:21 ET Three States Sign on to Participate in NABP's Interconnected Prescription Monitoring System

Developing System to Provide Nationwide Platform for Tracking Drug Diversion The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®)...


Nov 16, 2010, 15:34 ET NABP Developing System to Link Prescription Monitoring Programs Across States to Facilitate Data Exchange

In response to an expressed need by prescription monitoring program (PMP) administrators for a way to facilitate the sharing and exchanging of data...


Oct 12, 2010, 18:01 ET AWARxE Recognizes American Pharmacists Month

NABP Program Alerts Consumers to Dangers of Rogue Internet Drug Sites, Stresses Vital Role of Pharmacists in Patient Care AWARxE, a consumer...


Sep 29, 2010, 13:48 ET NABP Purchases AWARxE Consumer Protection Program

Association Seeks to Educate about Rogue Web Sites Selling Prescription Drugs and Other Safety Issues in Pharmacy Earlier this year, the National...


Jul 28, 2010, 11:20 ET NABP Grants First 'Approved e-Advertiser' Status to Pharmahelper.com, QC Supply, and Kerr Drug

Seal Demonstrates Commitment to Patient Safety; Approved Sites Eligible to Advertise through Search Engines that Require VIPPS Accreditation The...


Jun 10, 2010, 10:54 ET NABP Welcomes Yahoo! to Pool of Search Engines Requiring VIPPS Accreditation for Internet Pharmacy Advertisers

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) congratulates Yahoo! for its recent decision to improve its standards for...


Jun 07, 2010, 18:14 ET NABP Applauds VIPPS-Accreditation Requirement for Internet Pharmacy Advertisers

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) commends Microsoft for its new policy regarding Web sites selling prescription...


Feb 11, 2010, 17:50 ET NABP Commends Google's VIPPS-Accreditation Requirement for Internet Pharmacy Advertisers

Rogue Internet drug outlets will soon find it more difficult to advertise to unsuspecting consumers, thanks to Google's decision to require...


Dec 28, 2009, 16:35 ET 5,000 Web Sites Selling Prescription Drugs Outside of Pharmacy Laws and Practice Standards

On December 11, 2009, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP(R)) reached a bitter-sweet milestone in its ongoing review of Web...


Oct 21, 2009, 16:08 ET Office of Drug Czar Representative to Speak at NABP Symposium on Medical Marijuana

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP(R)) welcomes Office of National Drug Control Policy drug policy expert Kevin Sebat to...


Aug 18, 2009, 16:20 ET NABP Applauds LegitScript and KnujOn for Spotlighting Exploitation of Internet Ad Programs by Rogue Internet Drug Outlets

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP(R)) applauds LegitScript and KnujOn for spotlighting the exploitation of search engines'...


May 05, 2009, 17:16 ET NABP Position Paper Calls for Action Against Proliferation of Rogue Internet Drug Outlets

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP(R)) released a position paper on May 5, 2009, examining the flagrant lawlessness of Web...


Mar 30, 2009, 17:32 ET VIPPS Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Continues to Guide Consumers to Legitimate Internet Pharmacies

Introduced by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP)(R) in February 1999, the Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites(TM)...


Mar 12, 2009, 17:24 ET NABP Wins ASAE's 2009 Associations Advance America Award of Excellence

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP(R)) is one of only 21 organizations nationally to receive an Award of Excellence in the...


Jun 27, 2008, 01:00 ET NABP Creates Middle Tier for Unaccredited Internet Pharmacies That Appear to Comply with Pharmacy Laws, Practice Standards

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., June 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning in July 2008, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP(R))...


Apr 02, 2008, 01:00 ET Indiana Adopts Legislation to Combat Illegitimate Online Pharmacies, Protect Residents From Counterfeit Drugs

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the National Association of Boards of...


Mar 19, 2008, 01:00 ET NABP Supports White House's Commitment to End Illegal Internet Drug Sales

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prescription pain killers are now only second to marijuana in the nation's drug abuse...