Seizures of illegal medicines coming into Ireland have increased fourfold, ac cording to the Irish Medicines Board (IMB).
The board’s chief executive, Dr Pat O’Mahony, attributed the increase to greater vigilance by the IMB and customs officials. However, he said the threat posed by illegal medicines arriving from abroad posed a growing challenge to the enforcement agency.
The vast majority of seizures in recent months were individual imports - people buying...
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