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Report: Fake Viagra in Pakistan sold using Obama's image

President Obama has become the unwitting spokesman for contraband Viagra pills in Pakistan, according to a report from Agence France-Presse.

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Drugs like Viagra are illegal in the conservative Mideast nation. But enterprising smugglers have brought the drug across the border from Afghanistan and begun selling them in packages emblazoned with the American president's image, the news agency reports.

One package spotted by reporters has the present giving a thumbs-up. Another depicts the president in a tuxedo with a pistol, à la James Bond.

A package of four of the fake Viagra pills costs $1, and their use has become increasingly popular among younger Pakistanis. But there are some risks to the black-market drugs: while some Obama pills are copies of legitimate erectile dysfunction pills, others have reportedly caused paralyzations.

 

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