com/research/110d87/impact_of_counterf) has announced the addition of the "Impact of Counterfeits on Pharmaceutical Industry - Counterfeiting
Poses Threats to Patient Safety and Revenues of Pharmaceutical Companies" report to their offering.
World Anti-counterfeit Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics Packaging - Anti-counterfeit is enforcement of remedial measures that helps in minimizing the counterfeiting
In addition to misleading consumers who believe they are buying official memorabilia, counterfeiting
significantly harms legitimate vendors through lost business.
of patented pharmaceuticals also weakens research and development companies' incentive to invest in further research because the companies lose money when counterfeit copies flood the markets.
is a global problem which costs economies worldwide over 200billion US dollars per year.
The customer, Solange Candelo, was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor counterfeiting
and firearms charges.
A combination of factors keep currency counterfeiting
at low levels," said Paul Johnson, assistant special agent in charge of the U.
Duffy agrees that joint investigations involving the ISC, individual manufacturers, and law enforcement agencies have shown that Latin governments are willing to work with the brand owners by acting responsibly to limit counterfeiting
, as required by their membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO.
This is the latest of several incidents of counterfeiting
of drugs often used in AIDS treatment.
Though the money appears to have a material substance that guarantees its value -- the gold invoked in the final piece of Laxton's metaphor -- counterfeiting
undermines that guarantee and with it the potency Laxton is trying to claim here.
The link between drugs and counterfeiting
was forged during the mid-1980s, in the heyday of the big drug cartels, when members of the legendary Cali cartel began using counterfeit dollars to buy coca base from unwitting farmers.
Upon learning that they had been replicating unauthorized product, Disctronics promptly halted its production and provided valuable assistance to Microsoft, the US Attorney's Office, the FBI and state police in their ongoing investigations into a counterfeiting
ring that was behind the illegal orders and distribution.
Perpetrators run the gamut from individuals with easy access to credit card information - such as credit agency officials, airline baggage handlers, and mail carriers, both public and private - to organized groups, usually from similar ethnic backgrounds, involved in large-scale card theft, manipulation, and counterfeiting
When it comes to counterfeiting
," he adds, "you have to fool some very clever people.
is thought of as a victimless crime, authorities note that it often coincides with more sinister criminal activities, ranging from tax evasion to terrorism.