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Letters Cracking down on fake medicines

European Union has the Falsified Medicines Directive

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 20 December 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8356
  1. Tom Taaffe, pharmacist1
  1. 1Community Pharmacy, Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, Republic of Ireland
  1. thomas.taaffe{at}

Attaran and colleagues made no mention of a current important European Union directive: the so called Falsified Medicines Directive.1 …

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