Published on in Vol 15, No 5 (2013): May

Global Reach of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising Using Social Media for Illicit Online Drug Sales

Global Reach of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising Using Social Media for Illicit Online Drug Sales

Global Reach of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising Using Social Media for Illicit Online Drug Sales

Authors of this article:

Tim Ken Mackey 1, 2 ;   Bryan A Liang 1, 3

Journals

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  2. Mackey T, Liang B, Strathdee S. Digital Social Media, Youth, and Nonmedical Use of Prescription Drugs: The Need for Reform. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2013;15(7):e143 View
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  5. Tyrawski J, DeAndrea D. Pharmaceutical Companies and Their Drugs on Social Media: A Content Analysis of Drug Information on Popular Social Media Sites. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2015;17(6):e130 View
  6. Mackey T, Kalyanam J, Katsuki T, Lanckriet G. Twitter-Based Detection of Illegal Online Sale of Prescription Opioid. American Journal of Public Health 2017;107(12):1910 View
  7. Mackey T, Liang B. Pharmaceutical digital marketing and governance: illicit actors and challenges to global patient safety and public health. Globalization and Health 2013;9(1):45 View
  8. Alkazemi M, Van Stee S. Electronic direct-to-consumer advertising of pharmaceuticals: an assessment of textual and visual content of websites. Health Education Research 2020;35(2):134 View
  9. Mackey T, Nayyar G. Digital danger: a review of the global public health, patient safety and cybersecurity threats posed by illicit online pharmacies. British Medical Bulletin 2016;118(1):110 View
  10. Peiper N, Baumgartner P, Chew R, Hsieh Y, Bieler G, Bobashev G, Siege C, Zarkin G. Patterns of Twitter Behavior Among Networks of Cannabis Dispensaries in California. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2017;19(7):e236 View
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  13. Mackey T, Yagi N, Liang B. Prescription drug coupons: Evolution and need for regulation in direct-to-consumer advertising. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy 2014;10(3):588 View
  14. Mackey T, Kalyanam J, Klugman J, Kuzmenko E, Gupta R. Solution to Detect, Classify, and Report Illicit Online Marketing and Sales of Controlled Substances via Twitter: Using Machine Learning and Web Forensics to Combat Digital Opioid Access. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2018;20(4):e10029 View
  15. Katsuki T, Mackey T, Cuomo R. Establishing a Link Between Prescription Drug Abuse and Illicit Online Pharmacies: Analysis of Twitter Data. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2015;17(12):e280 View
  16. Pinyopornpanish K, Jiraporncharoen W, Thaikla K, Yoonut K, Angkurawaranon C. Sedative and Analgesic Drugs Online: A Content Analysis of the Supply and Demand Information Available in Thailand. Substance Use & Misuse 2018;53(4):641 View
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  18. Kalyanam J, Mackey T. A Review of Digital Surveillance Methods and Approaches to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse. Current Addiction Reports 2017;4(4):397 View
  19. Mackey T, Nayyar G. A review of existing and emerging digital technologies to combat the global trade in fake medicines. Expert Opinion on Drug Safety 2017;16(5):587 View
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  26. Fogel J, Herzog R. Direct-to-Consumer Prescription Medication Advertisements and Use of Different Types of Media. Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations 2020;18(4):51 View
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