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Enforcement: Nearly 750,000 units of falsified and smuggled drugs seized this year in Colombia

Enforcement: Nearly 750,000 units of falsified and smuggled drugs seized this year in Colombia

September 29th, 2014 - www.iracm.com

According to the Colombian authorities, a recent operation conjointly led with the Venezuelan authorities resulted in the seizure of 13,000 units of counterfeit medicines, bringing the total amount of seized counterfeit medicines in Colombia close to 750,000 units in the past year.
Among the seized products were found HIV/AIDS treatments, psychiatric and pediatric treatments as well as contraceptives, some containing sand and cement.
The operation also led to the arrest of ten members of a transnational trafficking network of counterfeit medicines.