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Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), more than 5,000 Internet drug outlets are listed as not recommended. These sites have been found to be out of compliance with pharmacy laws and practice standards.
NABP researches Web sites selling prescription drugs and reports its findings to state and federal regulators. Internet pharmacies listed as recommended on the NABP Web site have been accredited by the Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites (VIPPS) program and for veterinary sites, Vet-VIPPS. These pharmacies have successfully completed NABP’s rigorous 19-point criteria evaluation and on-site inspection.