Internet sales of prescription drugs investigated

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 14 September 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:645

The Medicines Control Agency is investigating a company selling prescription only drugs on the Internet, with a view to a possible prosecution under the Medicines Act 1968. Quality Health Inc, based in the Turks and Caicos islands, is offering 14 prescription only drugs by mail order, including melatonin, tryptophan, vasopressin spray, …

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