U.N. Group Urges Action Against Online Drug Sales

The U.N. narcotics watchdog issued guidelines on how to crack down on Internet drug peddling at the request of governments struggling to contain growing abuse of prescription drugs. A U.S. study last year found that only two of 365 so-called Internet pharmacies were legitimate -- selling internationally controlled substances only with the required prescription, International Narcotics Control Board chief Hamid Ghodse said.

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