Cross-Border Internet Pharmacy: No Place to Buy Drugs. Durhane Wong-Rieger, PhD Consumer Advocare Network. Importation and the Safety of the Drug Supply Chain. Government agencies in Canada and the United States will not attest to the safety of drugs re-imported into the United States.
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Cross-Border Internet Pharmacy: No Place to Buy Drugs
Durhane Wong-Rieger, PhD
Consumer Advocare Network
Government agencies in Canada and the United States will not attest to the
safety of drugs re-imported into the United States.
“The Government of Canada has never stated that it would be
responsible for the safety and quality of prescription drugs exported
from Canada into the United States, or any other country for that
Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Canada
Letter to Washington Post, May 9, 2003
“A growing number of Americans are obtaining their prescription
medications from foreign locations. They often seek out Canadian
suppliers, or sources that purport to be Canadian. As we have said in
the past, FDA cannot ensure the safety of drugs purchased from
Wm. K Hubbard
Senior Associate Commissioner FDA
Testimony Before Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Sept. 2001