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Cancer drugs fake; Canada firm fined

By MATT VOLZ THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

This article was published April 14, 2018 at 2:02 a.m.

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Canada Drugs officials conduct a tour of the company in Winnipeg in 2003. U.S. prosecutors said the online pharmacy’s business model is based on illegally importing unapproved and misbranded drugs.

HELENA, Mont. -- An online pharmacy that bills itself as Canada's largest was fined $34 million Friday for selling counterfeit cancer drugs and other unapproved pharmaceuticals in the United States, a penalty that one advocacy group called too light for the crime.

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