Who We Are

Mission & Goals

Some of the world’s leading Internet and e-commerce companies came together to focus on the promotion of safe online pharmacies through education and enforcement and to share reliable information with organizations, providers, and consumers.

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Resources

Get the Facts, and Stay Informed

CSIP is curating reports, studies and important links that illustrate the issues related to counterfeit drugs sold online and by illicit online pharmacies.

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Protecting Consumers

Public Education

CSIP works with its members and partner organizations to educate the public about the potentially life-threatening problems associated with illicit online pharmacies and counterfeit medications.

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Blog

Organized Crime Targets Counterfeit Drugs

Counterfeit drugs are reaching unsuspecting consumers by way of organized crime groups, according to INTERPOL.

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Blog

E-Training Course on Counterfeit Drugs Now Available

The training course from IRACM offers participants a wealth of information to help them better understand the various issues and challenges of counterfeit drugs online.

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Blog

Black Market Drug Use Causes Teen Deaths

Recent news stories have highlighted how teens, experimenting with drugs purchased from black market websites, are often putting their lives at risk by doing so.

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News

CSIP and Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies Launch Times Square Ad

The 520 square foot advertisement warns consumers to be cautious when purchasing prescription drugs online because it could be “gambling with your life.”

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The Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP)

The Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP) is a nonprofit organization chartered in 2011 to help Internet industry leaders find a way to address the growing problem of consumer access to illegitimate pharmaceutical products on the Internet. The entities selling these “medicines” typically advertise and present themselves as pharmacies, which inspires consumer trust. The average consumer has no way to know whether the product he or she is purchasing is counterfeit or otherwise unsafe, and is therefore not only vulnerable to the dangers associated with these substances, but also often has little recourse.

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Media Center

  • January 29, 2015

    Counterfeit drugs are reaching unsuspecting consumers by way of organized crime groups, according to INTERPOL. These groups are a dangerous threat, trafficking substandard medicines, mostly including erectile dysfunction medication, slimming pills, cancer drugs, and pain and anxiety relief medication.

  • January 13, 2015

    The counterfeiting of medicines is a dangerous threat to public health. To educate medical professionals and consumers, the IRACM (International Institute of Research against Counterfeit Medicine), a Fight the Fakes member, launched an interactive e-course on the dangers of falsified … Continue reading 

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