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News Releases

This page contains official news releases and important announcements from CSIP and its partner organizations on news items and related information about its mission to educate consumers about protecting themselves from illegal online pharmacies. For more information, please contact us at [email protected].

Dec192016

White House U.S. Joint Strategic Plan For 2017-2019 Highlights CSIP

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Organization provides a model for protecting consumers through consumer education and by collaborating with global law enforcement

Washington, D.C. — This week the White House released the U.S. Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property, which highlighted the Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP) and its board members as a model for private sector efforts to protect consumers from counterfeit medicines online. Since its founding in 2011, CSIP has partnered with global law enforcement to target online criminals, yielding seizure of $81 million of fake medicines. CSIP has also developed consumer education campaigns, including search ads on Google and Bing, that have reached tens of millions of online shoppers, equipping them with tools to buy safely and educating them on the risks associated with illegitimate pharmacies. Read More

Jun062016

Rising Drug Costs Attract Seniors to Illegal Online Pharmacies

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WASHINGTON, DC (June 6, 2016) – With an estimated 49.5% growth of the U.S. senior population by 2030 and out-of-pocket prescription drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries skyrocketing,* the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP Global), Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP) and National Consumers League (NCL) are joining forces to educate seniors and their caregivers about the health and financial risks associated with buying prescription medicines from illegal or rogue online pharmacies. Read More