Two online pharmacies get in trouble with the law

January 21, 2008

To settle a suit filed by New Jersey authorities, two online pharmacies must pay a fee and stop dispensing drugs to state residents

The online pharmacy Medications4Less and its Canadian partner Ultra Care Pharmacy will have to pay $115,000 to settle a lawsuit that the New Jersey Attorney General's Office and the Division of Consumer Affairs had filed against them. The state authorities charged that the two pharmacies had dispensed medications ordered by a fake doctor and one whose license has been suspended and imported drugs in violation of Food & Drug Administration regulations. As part of their settlement, the defendants must also stop filling prescriptions for state residents.

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