UK : More than £15m worth of illicit medicines seized in 2018

In 2018, the Border Force seized £15,497,385 worth of illegal and unlicensed medicines, compared to £20,266,143 the previous year. Erectile dysfunction medicines accounted for the largest proportion, with £13,080,954 last year, down from £16,611,813 in 2017. A further £2.5m worth of treatments for weight loss, skin lightening, HIV, cancer, hair loss and other serious illnesses were intercepted in ports and post offices.

Source : www.independent.co

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