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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 28 April 2012

DEA take-back event collects 276 tons

The DEA announced yesterday that the April 28th nationwide medicine take-back collected 552,161 pounds (276 tons) of unwanted  medications for safe and proper disposal. In all, 5,659 take-back sites participated in the event. The four DEA take-back events that have been held since fall of 2010 have collected over 1.5 million pounds (774 tons) of medication.

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 8:45AM on 5/4/2012
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