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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...

Mar 29, 2007, 01:00 ET

Proposed Legislation Addresses Growing Epidemic of Counterfeit Medicines

WASHINGTON, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressmen Mike Rogers (R-MI) and Gene Green (D-TX) sponsored a congressional briefing today to...

Jan 11, 2007, 00:00 ET

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Warns About the Continued Dangers of Counterfeit Prescription Drugs

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amid increased concern over the growing epidemic of counterfeit drugs, the National Association...

Dec 07, 2006, 00:00 ET

NABP Educates State Legislators on Dangers of Counterfeit Drugs

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) warned state legislators from across the country about...

Mar 01, 2006, 00:00 ET

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Executive Director Testifies in Support of Prescription Drug Distribution Legislation

TOPEKA, Kan., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A hearing was held today at the state house on a bill that would institute licensing requirements for...

Jun 23, 2004, 01:00 ET
A F NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BOARDS OF PHARMACY CARMEN CATIZONE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BOARDS OF PHARMACY CARMEN CATIZONE

Carmen Catizone, executive director of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, holds up a copy of a report that the NABP Importation Enforcement Task Force issued following the Task Force’s two- day summit on illegal importation. The summit included representatives from state boards of pharmacy, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, State Attorneys General, and the U. S. Drug Enforcement Agency. (PRNewsFoto)[AG]
 WASHINGTON, DC USA
 06/23/2004

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Convenes Enforcement Workshop, Acts on Illegal Prescription Drug Importation

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Appearing today at a joint press conference, authorities from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy...

Apr 26, 2004, 01:00 ET
A F NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BOARDS OF PHARMACY SPEAKER GIULIANI NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BOARDS OF PHARMACY SPEAKER GIULIANI

Speaking at the 100th Anniversary of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, former New York Mayor, Rudolph Giuliani said FDA will have to increase resources by "thousands of times" to insure the safety of internet and foreign imported drugs. (PRNewsFoto)[AG]
 CHICAGO, IL USA
 04/26/2004

Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani Addresses National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

CHICAGO, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Rudolph Giuliani today told attendees at the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy's (NABP) 100th Annual...

Oct 21, 2003, 01:00 ET

Officials from NABP, HHS, Schools of Pharmacy Voice Concerns Over Efforts to Illegally Import Prescription Medicines

BOSTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading regulators and health officials appeared together today at a press conference on Beacon Hill to address...

Sep 17, 2003, 01:00 ET

Boards of Pharmacy Responds to Illinois Governor's Proposal to Study Plan to Buy Prescription Drugs From Canada

PARK RIDGE, Ill., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) responded to Governor Rod Blagojevich's...

Oct 16, 2001, 01:00 ET

NABP Urges Consumers to Look for the VIPPS Seal before Buying Antibiotics and Other Drugs Online

PARK RIDGE, Ill., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- As antibiotic sales soar in relation to public fears about anthrax and other bioterrorism threats, the...