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#BuySafely Education Kit

Help spread the word about the importance of buying prescription medication from legitimate, accredited pharmacies and pharmacy websites. Check out these resources to learn more about how to #BuySafely: social media posts, video assets, flyers, presentation, and newsletter article.

Social Media Posts and Assets

Arm yourself and others with knowledge on how to buy medication safely online and spotting risky online pharmacies and social media ads. Download our social media kits for graphics and captions that you can use.

Video Assets

Share our YouTube Video

It is essential to stay informed about safe ways to buy medication. Buying prescription medicine online or through social media may seem to cost less, but it can put you, or your loved ones, at risk. Make sure a website is reputable to safely order prescription drugs and medicine online.

Share these videos on your social media stories.

Additional Resources


Share these flyers with others to learn how to use NABP’s Safe Site Search Tool when buying medication online. Plus, find ways to help spot a legitimate website. Before you buy, read how you can verify.


This short PowerPoint presentation explains the risks of buying medicine online and the resources that NABP offers to help do it safely. Show it to colleagues and others to help raise awareness in your community.

Newsletter Article

Buying Medicine Online Can Be Risky, But NABP Helps You Do It Safely

Buying medicine online is so easy, right? You just browse, click, and it’s delivered to your door. The truth is not so simple. 

Of the websites reviewed by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), nearly 95% of them operate illegally. Some may pose risks, such as 

But the good news is that you can protect yourself and your loved ones from these online predators. Empower yourself with information from, a website from NABP that provides medication-safety resources to patients.   

The website features a Safe Site Search Tool that instantly reveals whether a website is safe or Not Recommended. Safe websites that have been accredited through NABP’s Healthcare Merchant Accreditation program will display as “Verified.” Sites that operate out of compliance with NABP patient safety and pharmacy practice standards, or applicable law, will display as “Not Recommended.” is also packed with tips on: 

Plus, the website explains the dangers facing young adults on social media, who are often the target of ads for falsified, fentanyl-laced pills

Buying medicine online can be easy AND safe, as long as it’s done right. gives families the tools they need to protect themselves. Because medicine should heal, not harm.