Illegal Ozempic shipments enter US through e-commerce sales

U.S. authorities say they have begun seizing illegal parcel shipments of the popular weight-loss drug Ozempic at ports of entry as smugglers take advantage of programs that expedite duty-free entry of small-dollar imports.

Ozempic joins a soaring number of illegal medications, including synthetic drugs like fentanyl, entering the United States through e-commerce sales channels.

Customs and Border Protection officers have confiscated 11 Ozempic-related shipments this year since February at DHL...

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