Criminal Defense Attorney Analysis of Internet Pharmacy, Prescription, and Drug Law

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A recently published Mayo Clinic study compared the safety of ordering prescription medications online versus the traditional physician consultation method.  An analysis of most safety variables revealed that the safety of online pharmacies outperformed that of the traditional physical presence consultation method.  Specifically, the study found that: Product Information was provided to online patients 100% […]

On August 19, 2008, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Washington announced that Kathleen Gain of Auburn, Washington entered a guilty plea in which she admitted to operating and/or working for what looks like four quasi-online consultation service pharmacy websites (OCS).  The press release stated: Court documents indicate that during 2007 through early 2008, GAIN worked for multiple […]

A new MarkMonitor internet pharmacy study suggests that cumulative internet pharmacy sales grossed $12 billion over the past year, up from $3 billion in 2007.  “Our year-over-year trend data shows a grave situation.  The number of people looking to save money by buying pharmaceuticals over the web is growing rapidly,” said Irfan Salim, CEO of MarkMonitor.  Of the […]

Internet Drug and Pharmacy Law

on August 27, 2008

This website is intended to intensively discuss internet pharmacy, prescription, and drug law, including the legality of online consultations by medical professionals for prescription medications. The content on this post does not constitute legal advice and is for informational purposes only.  You should not act upon the information presented on this website without seeking the advice […]