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Drug websites shut down

29th September 2006

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency have shut down a number of unlicensed websites allegedly selling prescription only drugs illegally in the United Kingdom. The agency is also investigating another 117 internet related cases.

Raids took place in Greater London, Colchester, Canterbury, Preston and Hereford.  They were in connection with sites allegedly selling steroids and sleeping pills.

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Article Information

Title: Drug websites shut down
Author: Sue Knights
Article Id: 842
Date Added: 29th Sep 2006

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British Medical Journal

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