With Adderall shortage, drug counterfeiters try to seize a market opportunity
Published on May 31, 2012 at 4:34 AM
NPR: Counterfeiters Exploit Shortage To Market Fake Adderall Pills
A shortage of Adderall began last year, sending millions of people with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy on perpetual wild goose chases to find drugstores with the pills they need to stay alert and focused. So it's not surprising that Adderall counterfeiters have seized a big marketing opportunity. What is surprising is their clumsiness (Knox, 5/29).
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