The Scary World of Powdered Caffeine

Coffee jitters happen to the best of us. One restless night can lead to multiple trips to the office coffee pot the next morning and, occasionally, a caffeine-induced anxious buzz in the afternoon. Although this jittery feeling is your body’s … Continue reading

Advice for Investors: Know When Your Investment Includes an Illegal Online Pharmacy

When is a business investment a bad business investment? When it involves an illegal Internet pharmacy network that has been supplying unregulated, unapproved prescription medication globally for over 12 years. According to The Hindu BusinessLine, the investment banking firm Mape Advisory … Continue reading

LegitScript CEO’s Testimony Before US House Judiciary Committee on ICANN, Internet Pharmacy Crime, Momentous and Crazy8Domains

I testified before the US House Judiciary Committee today. The topic of the hearing: ICANN and how to ensure trust and accountability in the operation of the Internet. For those who are interested, my testimony is available on the US … Continue reading

DMBA and BMPEA: Wonder No Longer About the Nefarious Cousins of Banned Ingredient DMAA

If you aren’t purchasing food that’s all natural, chances are you don’t recognize all of the ingredients listed on the labeling. If you live in the US, you may see potassium bromade among the ingredients in Wonder Bread and assume … Continue reading

Cover All the Bases When Shopping for Dietary Supplements: A High-Profile Cautionary Tale

The Green Monster is the nickname for the 37-foot left field wall in Boston’s Fenway Park, a towering barrier that stands the highest in all Major League Baseball parks. Hitting a home run over the Green Monster is a feat … Continue reading

LegitScript Approves First Prescription Eyeglasses Website

LegitScript is pleased to announce that aclens.com is now a LegitScript iCareRx certified prescription eyeglass retailer. LegitScript recently launched the iCareRx certification program for online eyeglass retailers, which aims to assist customers in finding safe and legitimate sellers of prescription eyeglasses.The online market … Continue reading

Another PharmacyChecker-Approved Internet Pharmacy Gets Indicted

Yet another supposedly legitimate PharmacyChecker-approved Internet pharmacy gets indicted, underscoring the extent to which PharmacyChecker has been a critical partner in various allegedly illegal online pharmacies’ business and advertising strategies. Continue reading

In Illegal Online Drug Sales Scheme, Does Pharmacist’s Punishment Fit the Crime?

It’s a basic principle of criminal justice theory: the punishment for criminal activity should equate to or exceed the benefit the criminal received from the criminal activity. A key reason for this is to deter other would-be criminals and make … Continue reading

LegitScript Releases Complimentary Internet Pharmacy Guide for Registrars and Registries

We’ve released a complimentary guide for domain name registrars and registries about how to respond to abuse complaints regarding rogue Internet pharmacies, including a summary of applicable laws and regulations in key countries around the world. Continue reading

Tainted Supplements Galore: FDA Warns Public About Risky Products

In the past 10 days, the FDA has issued more than 25 public notifications regarding tainted supplements — all of which contain one or more undeclared ingredients designed to assist in weight loss or solve erectile woes. Shockingly, two of these … Continue reading