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Latest News

ASOP Global Names New Board of Director Members
January 24, 2020
ASOP Global has named three new members to its board of directors, including former U.S. Food and Drug Administration compliance and policy official Dr. Ilisa Bernstein.

Press Kit

About ASOP Global 
The Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP Global) is dedicated to protecting consumers around the world, ensuring safe access to medications, and combating illegal online drug sellers.  Read More
Illegal Online Drug Sellers and Counterfeit Medicines Fact Sheet
A recent review of more than 11,000 websites selling prescription medications to U.S. consumers found approximately 96% appear to be in conflict with U.S. laws ; 89% of illegal online pharmacies don’t require a prescription;  and 20 new websites selling prescription medicines are launched every day.  Read More
As the price of prescription medicine goes up, more and more people are looking for lower-cost options on the Internet. But buying medicines from unsafe sources can be dangerous and deadly.  Read More
Healthcare Providers Campaign Fact Sheet
ASOP Global has partnered with 16 national organizations, including the American Medical Association and American Pharmacists Association, to educate the 6 million healthcare providers in the U.S. to help them keep their patients safe online.  Read More
Older Americans and Caregivers Campaign Fact Sheet
With the price of life-saving medications skyrocketing and older Americans increasingly turning to the Internet for prescription drugs not fully covered by Medicare, they are easy targets for illegal online drug sellers.  Read More
Patients Harmed by Medicines Purchased From Illegal Online Pharmacies 
There are dozens of incidences of patients who have bought ineffective or counterfeit medicines from illegal online drug sellers around the world.  Read More
Law Enforcement Actions
Law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and around the world work tirelessly to shut down illegal online drug sellers and bring them to justice.  Read More 
Key Data About Illegal Online Drug Sellers and Counterfeit Medicines

It is estimated that up to a third of the world’s prescription drugs are counterfeit, although this figure is closer to two-thirds in some developing countries.  Read More

Frequently Asked Questions
Fake medicines sold online are often manufactured in unsafe conditions and may contain no active ingredients or anything from paint thinner, arsenic or floor wax.  Read More