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Report: Registrars told about forged pharmacy licenses

                  Today, LegitScript released a collaborative report discussing notifications to five Domain Name Registrars whose paid registration services are being used by rogue Internet pharmacies. Eleven of the Registrars we notified acted to prevent the use of their registration services by these rogue Internet pharmacies. Five declined […]

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LegitScript to help Google implement Internet pharmacy ad policy

As some folks who follow the Internet pharmacy world may know, in February, Google announced an updated AdWords online advertising policy regarding Internet pharmacies. The search engine now requires that all Internet pharmacy and prescription drug advertisers targeting the US be accredited by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) as part of the […]

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Foreign Internet Pharmacies: LegitScript’s Approach

We’ve seen a few posts here and there (on blogs and such) complaining that LegitScript doesn’t approve pharmacies outside of the United States, so by definition, any foreign pharmacy is considered “unapproved” or even “rogue”. That’s not LegitScript’s approach, so we thought we’d take the opportunity to clarify. First, it’s absolutely true that there are […]

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LegitScript, SiteJabber announce expanded collaboration

LegitScript is pleased to annouce the next stage in our collaboration with SiteJabber.com, a leading consumer protection website that helps Internet users find sites they love, and avoid fraudulent or misleading websites. A few months ago, we launched a pilot project with SiteJabber.com, sharing our feed of legitimate pharmacy websites. That gave SiteJabber users additional […]

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LegitScript Welcomes PetCareRx

LegitScript is glad to announce our approval of petcarerx.com, an animal (veterinary) online pharmacy headquartered in New York. As part of our approval process, we verified that petcarerx.com meets our eleven standards, which are recognized by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. Our approval process for animal pharmacies is similar, but not identical, to […]

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LegitScript Welcomes 1800PetMeds

LegitScript is pleased to announce our most recently approved Internet pharmacy: 1800petmeds.com. 1800petmeds is an online pharmacy based in Florida that specializes in veterinary medications. 1800petmeds also offers an array of non-prescription pet products. 1800petmeds is licensed in all fifty states, so they can ship nationwide. Via the 1800petmeds website, pet owners may order new […]

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Behind the drop in our Internet pharmacy numbers

Visitors to legitscript.com might notice that the number of Internet pharmacies listed as being in our database sharply dropped this morning, from over 61,000 to just 36,198. What’s going on; did those Internet pharmacies just disappear? Actually, this is purely an archival function. In order to make the information in our database as relevant and […]

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New rogue Internet pharmacies: It’s a 33-Drugs day

Update: Within a few hours of our posting, many of these websites were shut down, following LegitScript’s notification to foreign Internet Service Providers that we had classified these websites as “rogue Internet pharmacies.” Until now, LegitScript hasn’t typically blogged about adding rogue Internet pharmacies to our database of nearly 60,000 active or inactive rogue Internet […]

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Have you been harmed or defrauded by an Internet pharmacy? Tell LegitScript about it

As we roll into 2010, LegitScript wants to encourage Internet users to report Internet pharmacies to us that have engaged in illegal, fraudulent or sketchy behavior. In addition to the list of legitimate online pharmacies that we have verified meet our standards for legality, safety and transparency, we identify and monitor online pharmacies that violate […]

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LegitScript welcomes new legitimate online pharmacies

LegitScript is pleased that our database of legitimate pharmacy websites is growing. Over the last few weeks, we’ve added about fifty online pharmacies that meet LegitScript standards, which are recognized by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. Among the websites that we’ve verified are SmartPakEquine, which is a leading supplier of veterinary medications and […]

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