Economics, International economy

Establishing a Convention against Fake Drugs

Combating poor-quality drugs requires all sorts of actions, especially in the poorer nations of the world. Without international agreement on how to define the criminal aspects of the counterfeit drug trade, extradition is largely impossible. Once agreement on definitions is achieved how should we pursue the counterfeiters who inflict mayhem and death across the planet? In the Journal of International Criminal Justice, my colleagues and I propose one possible solution: establishing a convention against fake drugs.

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