The Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP)
The Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2011 by a diverse group of Internet service providers and technology companies to address the global problem of consumer access to illegitimate pharmaceuticals from illegal online pharmacies and other sources. CSIP, its member organizations and partners in the industry provide consumers and medical professionals with ways to verify online pharmacies, to report illegal online pharmacies or counterfeit pharmaceutical products, and to become educated about these issues. CSIP also collaborates with global law enforcement in support of efforts to end the threat of illegal online pharmacies.
June 26, 2017
A deadly problem has been quietly taking root in the United States. Illicit fentanyl, a synthetic opioid that is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine, is being sold as counterfeit pain medication. Consumers should take heed, as it … Continue reading
June 16, 2017
WRAL from Raleigh, North Carolina has featured a story highlighting the recent efforts of VerifyBeforeYouBuy.org, a newly launched website partnership between CSIP, the Secretary of State of North Carolina, and other state stakeholders, which features a search tool where consumers can … Continue reading
Point, click and buy. People do it for books, groceries, plane tickets — even vehicles. You may be buying prescription drugs online through a national pharmacy chain or a mail-order program offered by your health insurance. There are many legitimate … Continue reading