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United States Congress House Committee on Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Works: 146 works in 392 publications in 1 language and 27,993 library holdings
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Counterfeit bulk drugs : hearings before ... 106th Congress, 2nd session, June 8 and October 3, 2000 by United States( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drugstores on the net, the benefits and risks of on-line pharmacies : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, July 30, 1999 by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Today, technology allows us to order everything from daily prescription medication to contact eye solution to Q-Tips from one Web site over the Internet, have it delivered to our door promptly and often at a lower price than the neighborhood drugstore. Clearly, electronic commerce is growing at a rapid pace across the country and across the world. With this growth in electronic commerce, we also need a dose of caution. The Internet can often pose dangers to consumers who are not able to distinguish legitimate Web sites from those that may be violating the law. Many Web sites today allow consumers to order prescription medication, often without ever seeing a doctor face-to-face and sometimes even without a valid prescription. Among the concerns is the product quality of these drugs and whether patients may be at risk of serious and even fatal drug reactions due to lack of oversight from a physician"--Page 1/2
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controlled identityUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

United States. Congress. House. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

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