LA Files Suits Over Illegal, Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals
Counterfeit medicine can contain harmful ingredients or incorrect doses that could harm those who consume or inject it. Illicit medicine recovered by investigators included Viagra as well as anti-anxiety and anti-inflammatory medicine such as Xanax and Diprospan.
Los Angeles Times:
L.A. Cracks Down On Unlicensed And Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals
The Los Angeles city attorney filed three lawsuits Wednesday against several individuals accused of selling illegal, banned, misbranded or counterfeit pharmaceuticals. The lawsuits follow an extensive investigation by multiple law enforcement agencies in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and Arizona, officials said. (Etehad, 5/9)