“These falsifiers are in fact murderers—they are causing death. And you’re more likely to get prosecuted for counterfeiting a Gucci purse than a drug.”
Our cover this week: Task forces are finding more fake drugs every year. Interpol’s flagship pharmaceutical investigation says it seized 2.4 million fake and illicit pills in 2011; in 2015, the total number of pills and other medications that officials seized jumped to 20.7 million.
The fake drug industry Is exploding, and there’s nothing we can do about.