such widespread and serious fraud can occur undermines confidence in government, but the effects are so diffuse and uncertain that they are unlikely to generate an organized political response” (UNODC, 2009, p. 6). In many parts of the world, falsified and substandard medicines further erode the already weak political infrastructure that allows them to circulate, part of a vicious cycle of poverty and crime.
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