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Herbal Incense Linked to at Least Two Deaths and 54 Cases of Severe Bleeding

Photo from the National Drug-Free Work Alliance. At least two people are dead and many more are facing disturbing symptoms linked to the use of synthetic cannabinoids purchased mostly in and around Chicago, Illinois. According to the Illinois Department of Health (IDPH), contaminated cannabinoid products — some of which have tested positive for rat poison…

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Build Trust and Improve Your Business Through Healthcare Merchant Certification

Healthcare merchants operating legally online may wonder why they need certification when they are already properly licensed. What they may fail to realize is that the online healthcare space — including internet pharmacies, telemedicine providers, eyewear merchants, and more — is rife with bad actors offering products and services that are illegal and potentially dangerous.…

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License Reinstated for Canadian Pharmacist Who Sold Counterfeit Cancer Drugs to the US

Canadian internet pharmacist Kristjan Thorkelson had his license reinstated by the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba only days after the regulatory authority suspended him, according to a report by CBC News. The sudden reversal reinforces LegitScript’s assertion that Canadian regulation of these internet pharmacies is inadequate for protecting US consumers. The Canadian regulatory authority confirmed…

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