Organised crime gangs involved in online-medicines racket: Gardaí

Organised crime gangs involved in online-medicines racket: Gardaí

People are being warned of the dangers of buying prescription medication from unauthorised sources and online.

A major global conference is taking place in Dublin today to review the efforts to combat pharmaceutical crime.

The use of fake, stolen or illicit medicine or medical products can cause serious health risks or death.

Gardaí say organised crime gangs are playing an increasing role in the manufacture and distribution process.

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