The Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP)
The Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2011 by a diverse group of Internet service providers and technology companies to address the global problem of consumer access to illegitimate pharmaceuticals from illegal online pharmacies and other sources. CSIP, its 11 member organizations and partners in the industry provide consumers and medical professionals with ways to verify online pharmacies, to report illegal online pharmacies or counterfeit pharmaceutical products, and to become educated about these issues. CSIP also collaborates with global law enforcement in support of efforts to end the threat of illegal online pharmacies.
May 20, 2016
Counterfeit medication is a major global public health and international trade issue. Every type of drug is susceptible to forgery, from antibiotics to anti-anxiety medicine. At their best, falsified drugs have none or too little of an active ingredient; at … Continue reading
May 11, 2016
Marjorie Clifton, Executive Director of the Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP), recently penned a blog for the Huffington Post in which she highlighted how the recent death of the musical star Prince, seemingly from opioid use, is a stark reminder … Continue reading
Abuse of prescription medication by teens is a top public health concern. The State of Colorado’s social marketing campaign aims to tackle this problem and is part of the larger work of the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention. … Continue reading