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Counterfeits Posing Serious Threat To Turkish Public Health

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Raiding an address in Istanbul, police recently found more than $1 million worth of fake drugs. The products were mainly sold to cancer patients, but other therapeutic areas have also been subject to fraud. According to the Turkish Drugs and Medical Devices Institution, a total of 7,400 packages of fake or counterfeit drugs were seized by police in 2013, indicating a growing problem.

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