About CIPA

Canadian Association of licensed, retail pharmacies

Since its founding in 2002, CIPA has maintained a 100% perfect patient safety record.

We work with regulators, pharmacists, physicians, patients, members of government and consumer special interest groups to continually enhance the standards by which mail-order pharmacy websites operate to protect patient safety, as well as patient savings.

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CIPA Safe Pharmacies

Safe and affordable prescripton drugs

Each CIPA pharmacy member is licensed and regulated by the government for safety.

Our prices are up to 80 percent less expensive than buying similar medications through U.S. pharmacies. CIPA pharmacies follow the same prescription process as U.S. mail-order companies, requiring a valid and signed prescription from the patient's doctor or health care provider. And we provide the same quality controls and convenience as U.S. mail-order services, allowing consumers to maintain their health with name-brand pharmaceuticals delivered right to their home. exorbitantly high drug prices in the U.S.

Savings on brand names up to
80% less than U.S.

Online pharmacy websites

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Frequently asked questions?

What brand name manufacturers do you have?

CIPA Certified Safe Online Pharmacies have prescription drugs and maintenance medications from such global companies as Pfixer, Merck, Eli Lilly and many others.

What range of savings can I expect?

CIPA sells prescription drugs made by the leading name-brand manufacturers at prices up to 80 percent less than U.S.

Are all medications shipped from Canada?

CIPA members sell Health Canada-approved medications from their licensed pharmacies in Canada. In addition, CIPA members have relationships with regulated international pharmacies and inspected fulfillment centers based in other parts of the world that sell and directly deliver medications to patients from where they are located. Patients make the choice from where their medications will be delivered, and this is confirmed with them at time of purchase.

How can I make sure a website is CIPA certified?

CIPA certified websites display the CIPA seal as displayed below. Since this seal has become so respected for trustworthiness and integrity, some websites have copied the seal and placed it on their sites. These sites are masquerading as CIPA members but they are not. Always cross-check the CIPA.com website to ensure that a site selling medications is truly a CIPA member.

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CIPA Supports Key Findings of Survey from Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies

November 2, 2020

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Mail order delivery of medications during COVID-19 pandemic

April 20, 2020

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