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Binay: Enforce drug counterfeit law 10/26/2011

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Binay: Enforce drug counterfeit law

10/26/2011
Vice President Jejomar Binay has called on all relevant government agencies to ensure strict enforcement of the Special Law on Counterfeit Drugs, the Food and Drug Administration Act of 1908, and the Consumer Act to protect Filipinos from the harmful effects of counterfeit drugs.

“Counterfeit drugs and medicines can literally kill our people. Fake drugs cause real pain and suffering,and the victims are hardworking Filipinos who spend hard-earned money to buy medicine. This must not be allowed to continue,” the Vice President said during his speech at the 1st Philippine Anti-Counterfeiting and Piracy Summit.

Binay also stressed the importance of protecting intellectual property rights in bringing the country closer to its goal of economic development and global competitiveness.

“IPR violations impede creative growth, diffuse creative capital and kill local industries,” he said..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20111026nat3.html

1 comment

Jesusa Bernardo said...

tama. dapat nga tingnan bilang heinous crimes ang drug counterfeiting.

"“Counterfeit drugs and medicines can literally kill our people. Fake drugs cause real pain and suffering,and the victims are hardworking Filipinos who spend hard-earned money to buy medicine. This must not be allowed to continue,” the Vice President said during his speech at the 1st Philippine Anti-Counterfeiting and Piracy Summit."

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