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Shabbir Imber-Safdar

is the Executive Director of the Partnership for Safe Medicines, a not for profit that studies and educates Americans about the counterfeit drug problems.

Recent Articles by Shabbir Imber-Safdar

Responding to Criticism of ‘State Pharmaceutical Importation Programs Threaten Patients and Innovation’

A recent article by Dr. Kristina M. L. Acri née Lybecker highlighted her research about the fiscal workability of state pharmaceutical importation programs from two important aspects. Dr. Acri’s whole paper is very good. I recommend you read it if you’re into policy and not sound bites. I noticed, however, that the comments on the article elicited some common myths about Canadian drug importation that are important to address if we’re going to really understand this issue.