Some lawmakers want to know why the federal government hasn’t done more to prosecute clinics illegally dispensing prescriptions for pain medication. Leading the charge is North Texas Congressman Michael Burgess, a licensed physician.
Men who are bashful no longer have to go to the drugstore to buy that little blue pill. In a first for the drug industry, Pfizer Inc. reportedly says it will begin selling its popular erectile dysfunction pill Viagra directly to patients on its website.
According to the FDA, only about 3-percent of online pharmacies are actually obeying the law. The FDA is now warning consumers the vast majority of internet pharmacies are selling drugs that could harm them.
Before the kiddos have even had a chance to say “trick-or-treat,” retailers have already rolled out the holiday goods.