Joining forces to fight counterfeit drugs in Cambodia

A drug detector

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The police, Ministry of Health and customs are joining forces to fight counterfeit drugs in Cambodia.

Supported by pharmaceutical companies and the French government, the joint force is carrying out raids and going undercover in local pharmacies.

Using the latest technology they can detect fake drugs in seconds.

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