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The Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies strives to stay on top of the latest topics, trends and developments related to counterfeit online medicines and illegitimate internet pharmacies. This page will also be updated with CSIP happenings, as well as news from our members. Members of the media and others are invited to contact us for additional information.


May062020

North Carolina Secretary of State Partners with CSIP to Promote Online Pharmacy Verification

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The following press release was issued by CSIP and the North Carolina Secretary of State, highlighting the details of the month-long VerifyBeforeYouBuy.org campaign focused on keeping families safe during COVID-19.

North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall and Global Tech Companies Partner to Keep Families Safe When Purchasing Prescriptions Online

Raleigh, N.C. (May 6, 2020) – As cities and counties across North Carolina continue to stay at home and practice social distancing related to COVID-19, online purchasing has skyrocketed, forcing most of us to purchase everything from groceries to prescription drugs online. The Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP) and Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall, today announced the launch of a new online public awareness campaign for Verify Before You Buy. Read More

Apr102020

Technology Companies Come Together to Support Addiction Recovery During COVID-19

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In partnership with the Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP), Tech Together launches new online support tools for those battling opioid addiction and substance use disorder

WASHINGTON, D.C. The Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP) – a non-profit dedicated to consumer protection and education around online pharmacies and prescription drugs – and a coalition of tech leaders Google, Facebook and Twitter have joined forces to announce a new online platform TechTogether.co. The site is a collection of resources to help those experiencing substance use disorder or battling addiction and the associated stigma. Read More

Apr062020

Opioid Policy and News Updates: April 2020

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Each week the Collaborative for Effective Prescription Opioid Policies (CEPOP) produce an opioid policy and news update. This report compiles resources related to federal and state legislative and other news on the opioid epidemic. In this blog post, we share a few highlights from their latest edition and thank CEPOP staff for their hard work. Read More