VIDEO http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Djftj0bwus Fake drug factory in Peru
WHY? – DEMAND SIDE Cheap SS<<DD Asymmetrical Info Too identical; Require chemical testings
Different prices all over the world
WHY? – SUPPLY SIDE “Counterfeiters can make more money than hard-drug traffickers, and they have less of a chance to go to prison” –Interpol police Hard to trace Weak legislations Asymmetrical Info Internet pharmacies
SOLUTIONS Security features to the pill and packaging Holograms, color-shift logos, barcodes, RFID
LET’S DISCUSS! Are we able to stop counterfeiting of drugs? How are we able to curb this illicit trade?