Tiger Medicinals Still Available in the U.S.
A 1997 survey by the Wildlife Trading Monitoring Network (TRAFFIC), an agency under the Convention on International
on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), found that products claiming to contain tiger parts can be
widely found in U.S. and Canadian cities, despite a ban on the import of such products since 1973. 41% of the stores
surveyed in Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Seattle had products claiming to contain tiger products,
while 45% of the stores questioned in Toronto and Vancouver had such products.
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