Videos uploaded by user “Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies”
Ali Schroer, LCSW (Illegal Online Pharmacy Victim)
Ali Schroer, LCSW, is a Colorado resident who, at the advice of her physician, ordered prescription medicine from a Canadian online pharmacy. Unfortunately, the site was illegal and the product she received not only didn't make her better, they made her more sick.
Ordering Prescription Medicines from Canadian Pharmacy Websites
This short animated infographic illustrates that U.S. consumers who order prescription medicines from Canadian pharmacy websites often receive medicines from other countries versus Canadian customers who order the same medicines from the same website.
Elizabeth Jungman, JD, MPH, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Elizabeth Jungman serves as the Director for Public Health Programs at The Pew Charitable Trusts. Her presentation included an overview of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act and risks associated with undermining those protections by legalizing importation.
John Horton, JD, President and CEO, LegitScript
John Horton, who serves as president and CEO of LegitScript, provided an in-depth presentation about Internet pharmacies in general, and Canadian online pharmacies specifically.
ASOP Global Overview Video
ASOP Global was founded in 2009 and now serves as a globally active nonprofit organization to protect patients online from rogue online pharmacies and fake pharmaceuticals. We accomplish this mission through education, research, advocacy and policy in partnership with law enforcement, policy makers, pharmacists, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and internet security organizations. For more information, visit http://buysaferx.pharmacy.
CMSA Associate Director, John Hertig, PharmD, MS, CPPS
John Hertig, PharmD, MS, CPPS serves as the Associate Director of the Center for Medication Safety Advancement at the Purdue College of Pharmacy.
Buying Prescription Medicines Online Puts Consumers At Risk
This ASOP Global video describes the growing problem of illegal online pharmacies and counterfeit medicines and what consumers can do to stay safe online.
ASOP Global-Pew Charitable Trusts Capitol Hill Briefing
ASOP Global and The Pew Charitable Trusts held a briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss illegal online pharmacies; protections provided by the Drug Supply Chain Security Act; risks associated with legalizing importation of prescription medicines from Canada and other countries; and consequences for patients who are exposed to unsafe products.
ASOP Global Executive Director, Libby Baney, JD
ASOP Global and The Pew Charitable Trusts held a briefing in Washington, DC on the drug supply chain, importation and patient safety. ASOP Global's Executive Director, Libby Baney, provided the introduction and moderated the briefing.