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UK NewsAt least 50 pharmacies in Britain are probed over supplying deadly prescription drugs such as Xanax and Tramadol to black market dealers

04:30  11 february  2019
04:30  11 february  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Pharmacists acting like 'street drug dealers ' are flooding the black market with potentially dangerous prescription drugs such as Selling Xanax and tramadol without a prescription is illegal, as both are Class C controlled drugs . Have you been affected by the black market in prescription drugs ?

Illegally obtained medication, such as Xanax , is sold on through social media for as little as £1 per The General Pharmaceutical Council in Britain since 2005 said it would "urgently investigate" the As well as Xanax , he stole growth hormone drugs most commonly used by bodybuilders and the Class

At least 50 pharmacies in Britain are probed over supplying deadly prescription drugs such as Xanax and Tramadol to black market dealers © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited At least 50 pharmacies in Britain are under investigation for helping funnel deadly prescription drugs to the black market At least 50 pharmacies in Britain are under investigation for helping funnel deadly prescription drugs to the black market.

Eighty-six people, including 14 pharmacists, have been arrested or interviewed under caution for illegally supplying dangerous drugs such as Xanax and Tramadol stolen from the regulated supply chain.

Senior business owners with a ‘controlling interest’ in multiple premises are among the pharmacists arrested.

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But how dangerous are drugs like Valium, Xanax and Tramadol ? Prescription drugs are easy to get hold of, whether they come from a doctor or not. In Britain last year, 220 registered deaths were attributed to Tramadol - almost 2.5 times the number seen five years ago in 2009 - while 342 deaths

But how dangerous are drugs like Valium, Xanax , and Tramadol ? In Britain last year, 220 registered deaths were attributed to tramadol --almost 2.5 times the number seen in 2009 Over the last year, one in nine young people took prescription drugs without a prescription , and more than 2

It has emerged the number of active investigations into the theft of medicine by professionals has soared by almost 70 per cent in a year.

At least 50 pharmacies in Britain are probed over supplying deadly prescription drugs such as Xanax and Tramadol to black market dealers © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited There has been a 70 per cent increase in active investigations into the theft of medicine by professionals

Government watchdog the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency [MHRA], whose intelligence helps police make arrests, has now triggered 32 cases, up from 19 in 2018.

The number of arrests has doubled from 40 in the same period.

The watchdog investigations were sparked when it emerged that up to £200million worth of medication was diverted from the supply chain to the criminal market between 2013 and 2016.

They have since led to 13 wholesale medicines dealers having their licences revoked or terminated, while some 485,000 pills were seized by MHRA investigators last year.

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But how dangerous are drugs like Valium, Xanax , and Tramadol ? In Britain last year, 220 registered deaths were attributed to tramadol --almost 2.5 times the number seen in Over the last year, one in nine young people took prescription drugs without a prescription , and more than 2,500

At least 50 pharmacies in Britain are probed over supplying deadly prescription drugs such as Xanax and Tramadol to black market dealers © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Up to £200million worth of medication was diverted from the supply chain to the criminal market between 2013 and 2016

Drugs are stolen from pharmacies or wholesalers by professionals and typically passed on to dealers who sell them online via illegal internet pharmacies, the ‘dark web’, social media or on the streets.

Alastair Jeffrey, head of enforcement at the MHRA, said: ‘People need to be aware that if they get involved in this criminality they won’t get away scot-free. They are dealing in controlled drugs. They are drug dealers – it’s as simple as that.’

Last night Ash Soni, president of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, said: ‘We condemn this activity and support the ongoing investigation to bring perpetrators to justice. Patient safety is paramount and the profession will be shocked that any of their number could be involved in this kind of activity.’

Last year the Mail revealed how professionals were willing to sell prescription-only drugs over the counter. A pharmacist in central London sold an undercover reporter 60 Xanax tablets for £150 and 100 Tramadol tablets for £250 without asking to see a prescription.

Labour’s community health spokesman Julie Cooper MP said rogue pharmacists ‘need to be brought to book’, adding: ‘I take a very dim view of any health professional who risks the safety of the public.’

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