Americans Likely To Turn To Scam Online Pharmacies If DEA Curbs Telehealth Rx

By Emma Beavins / December 6, 2023 at 6:00 AM
The Alliance for Safer Online Pharmacies (ASOP) released a survey Friday (Dec. 6) revealing that consumers are increasingly flocking to online pharmacies, 95% of which the group says are fraudulent, to obtain medications in short supply or unavailable at their local pharmacy, and restricting telehealth prescribing could enhance the trend. If government regulators like the Drug Enforcement Administration stifle legitimate telehealth prescribing of controlled substances, the new report finds that consumers are willing to use unregulated channels to obtain the...

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