Friday, February 5, 2010

Counterfeit Medications: A Terrorist Threat

Officials fear toxic ingredient in Botox could become terrorist tool.

A recent Washington Post article chronicles a specific threat of counterfeit Botox being produced by organized criminal gangs and suspected ties to terrorist organizations.

The concern among many is that counterfeit medications could be used as a tool for terrorist organizations to have access to dangerous lethal material, have the ability to spread a toxic material to target consumers around the globe and be used as a profit making enterprise to fund their worldwide operations.

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1 comment:

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It is extremely dangerous to use fake and counterfeit medicine that could be caused to death. It is necessary to take serious actions against them and put a ban on using the medicine.