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

Breaking news: King County in Washington passes drug take-back legislation

Today has brought a big update on the proposed legislation in California and Washington we told you about yesterday that would require drug manufacturers to pay for medicine take-back programs.

The King County Board of Health voted on 6-20-13 to pass a Rule & Regulation that would create a free drug take-back system for King County residents. When the program goes live in about a year, it will be only the second in the country to be funded by drug manufacturers.

For more information about the new program, go to:
http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/news/2013/13062001.aspx


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Posted by Laura Kammin at 11:21AM on 6/21/2013
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