NACDS calls for legislation targeting rogue Internet drug sellers

May 28, 2007

In comments filed with the Senate Judiciary Committee, NACDS reported that it is "greatly concerned" about the threat to patient safety posed by rogue Internet sites and wants to work with Congress to eliminate illegal Internet sites from the market.

In comments filed with the Senate Judiciary Committee, NACDS reported that it is "greatly concerned" about the threat to patient safety posed by rogue Internet sites and wants to work with Congress to eliminate illegal Internet sites from the market. "We believe that the most effective way to guard against these rogue Internet sites," NACDS said, "is to enact narrowly tailored solutions that focus resources on shutting down these illegal suppliers, rather than developing broad policies that sweep up legitimate, state-licensed pharmacies into a federal regulatory scheme that could potentially limit consumer access to state-licensed pharmacies through the Internet."

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