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18 August 2011

Illegal online pharmacies booming

Unsuspecting consumers attempting to buy prescription medications over the Internet may fall victim to one of the many illegal online pharmacies popping up on the web, according to a new report.

Unsuspecting consumers attempting to buy prescription medications over the Internet may fall victim to one of the many illegal online pharmacies popping up on the web, according to a new report.

The researchers examined the top results for 218 drug-related web searches over the course of nine months in 2010 and 2011. The researchers found the search results were being manipulated to promote unauthorised pharmacies.

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