Thursday, June 16, 2005

Counterfeit heart medication seized from Hamilton pharmacy by police

From the Canadian Press:
Police seized an unknown quantity of counterfeit heart medication from a local pharmacy Wednesday in what investigators say could be part of a disturbing and growing trend in medicinal counterfeiting in Canada.

The counterfeit versions of Norvasc, a heart drug, were seized from the King West Pharmacy in Hamilton and police have since identified a number of patients who unwittingly purchased the pills, investigators said in a release Thursday. ...more

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