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'Herbal Supplement' Marketer Faces Prison For Distributing Unapproved Drugs

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Following FDA investigation, Kansas businessman Rick Shepard was indicted on charges of conspiracy and introducing misbranded drugs into interstate commerce.  In addition to purchasing the drugs from a supplier in China, indictment alleged he had the drugs in packages were labeled “healthy food samples” delivered to private shipping and mailing stores throughout the country.

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