Global Crackdown Nets Millions in Fake Drugs

(DGIwire) — In a recent global sting operation conducted by INTERPOL, 156 arrests were made and more than $81 million dollars in counterfeit drugs were seized across 115 countries, including $24.8 million in the UK alone, according to a report in the Daily Mail. The operation, which in the UK seized 6.2 million doses of […]

What’s Hidden in the Medicine Cabinet? Combating Counterfeit Drugs

(DGIwire) — When we get cold medicine from the pharmacist, how sure are we that it’s the real thing? We take it; it seems to work. We feel better, after all. Plus we’re in the United States, so these things are relatively well-regulated here. But in much of the world—and maybe even for us—many drugs, […]