Counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs reach the U.S.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 | 5:40 p.m. CST; updated 6:16 p.m. CST, Wednesday, February 15, 2012

WASHINGTON — The discovery that a fake version of the widely used cancer medicine Avastin is circulating in the United States is raising new fears that the multibillion-dollar drug-counterfeiting trade is increasingly making inroads in the U.S.