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Drug Disposal Event Yields Nearly 1 Million Pounds Of Medication

Drug take-back events held in cities across the country late last month reportedly yielded record-breaking amounts of unused, expired, or otherwise unwanted prescription medications, according to Seattle’s Drug Enforcement Agency office. Nationally, the DEA collected and destroyed nearly one million pounds of medications — reportedly the most ever taken in during a drug take-back event.…

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Medical Waste Management Experts

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WHAT IS MEDICAL WASTE?

COMMERCIAL MEDICAL WASTE Due to concern over the transmission of HIV (AIDS) and Hepatitis B, the 1990 Oregon Legislature enacted a law for the prudent and safe handling of potentially infectious medical waste. As the area’s leading solid waste hauler, we responded to this need for proper collection and disposal of commercial medical waste with…

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Need to dispose needles? Look sharp:

Most people would probably agree that having to give yourself a shot is bad enough. But many who take injectable medications at home face an additional challenge of what to do with their used needles. Simply tossing used needles, syringes and lancets — also called sharps — loosely into the trash is considered a hazardous…

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The Rome Police Department’s drug take back event was a success!

The police department’s Drug Take-Back event on Saturday was a success, and the next one is in the works, according to Detective James Boyer. “It was a success,” said Boyer of the event held as part of a national campaign. The items collected Saturday were turned over to the federal Drug Enforcement Administration. Law enforcers…

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Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) accepted unwanted prescription drugs

Milford Police Department and the Milford Prevention Council in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) accepted unwanted prescription drugs from the public as part of a nationwide initiative to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Volunteers from the Milford Police Department…

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