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Rx for Action

A blog devoted to helping people find local medicine take-back programs and highlighting current research findings and pending legislation.

DEA releases proposed regulations for disposal of controlled substances

On December 20, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) released proposed regulations that would make it easier for people to responsibly dispose of their expired or unwanted medications. The public comment period is open until February 1...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 2:07PM on 12/21/2012
Categories: Collection Programs In the News Legislation Resources

Drug makers intend to sue Alameda County

The country's first law requiring that pharmaceutical producers pay for medicine take-back programs may be repealed before ever taking effect if a lawsuit filed last week is successful. The...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 11:03AM on 12/19/2012
Categories: Collection Programs In the News Legislation

Strathmann

Introducing UpClose

What better way to learn about the latest research on pharmaceuticals and personal care products than to hear it directly from the people doing the research? From the field to the lab, UpClose takes you behind the scenes with the scientists who are working to make sense of this complicated topic. The first issue of UpClose highlights the work of Dr. Timothy Strathmann, an environmental...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 11:03AM on 12/4/2012
Categories: For Teachers Latest Research Resources