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Apr 26, 2013, 05:25 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 counterfeit and substandard ...


Apr 15, 2013, 05:37 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 of...


Jan 25, 2013, 03:18 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 stakeholders is...


Dec 18, 2012, 06:48 ET 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 holidays to...


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® (NABP®) is...


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 members of the...


Aug 16, 2012, 03:42 ET NABP PMP InterConnect Celebrates One Year of Connecting Prescription Monitoring Programs to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) is pleased to announce its one-year anniversary of sharing prescription monitoring program...


Jul 20, 2012, 01:53 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 drug supply and the ...


Jun 12, 2012, 04:36 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 Internet...


Apr 24, 2012, 01:50 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 sites are preying on...


Feb 16, 2012, 05:31 ET NABP Supports Legislation Aimed to Protect Patients from Counterfeit Drugs and Fake Online Pharmacies

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) has documented thousands of fake online pharmacies that endanger the lives of unsuspecting...


Oct 19, 2011, 05:13 ET AWARxE Launches 'Does a Drug Dealer Lurk in Your Medicine Cabinet' Ad Campaign

AWARxE, a consumer protection program provided by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) Foundation, has launched a national ad...


Aug 05, 2011, 10:22 ET Interstate PMP Data Sharing through NABP PMP InterConnect Is Now a Reality

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) is pleased to announce that the NABP PMP InterConnect is now fully operational, providing...


Jul 28, 2011, 10:00 ET NABP Issues Rogue Online Pharmacy Public Health Alert

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) today issued a public health alert to warn Americans about the serious dangers associated...


Jun 06, 2011, 05:45 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

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) today announced the relaunch of its AWARxE™ Web site to provide consumers seeking information ...


Mar 22, 2011, 01:21 ET Three States Sign on to Participate in NABP's Interconnected Prescription Monitoring System

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) is pleased to announce that the prescription monitoring programs (PMPs) of North Dakota,...


Nov 16, 2010, 03:34 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, 06:01 ET AWARxE Recognizes American Pharmacists Month

AWARxE, a consumer protection program provided by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®), encourages patients not to compromise on...


Sep 29, 2010, 01:48 ET NABP Purchases AWARxE Consumer Protection Program

Earlier this year, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) was introduced to the AWARxE campaign, which was created and implemented...


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

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) has named Pharmahelper.com, QC Supply, and Kerr Drug as the first online pharmacy services to ...


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 Internet pharmacies ...


Jun 07, 2010, 06:14 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 drugs....


Feb 11, 2010, 05:50 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 VIPPS®...