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New FDA Campaign Raising Awareness About Online Pharmacies

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The FDA has a new campaign to raise awareness about the problems with online pharmacies.

The agency says nearly 1 in 4 Internet consumers has bought prescription meds online.

FDA officials say buying meds online is risky for a number of reasons.

The meds could be fake, expired or contaminated.

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy reports less than 3% of online pharmacies meet state and federal laws.

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