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

Important information about drug take-back opportunities in Wisconsin

From the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Pharmaceutical Waste News:

1. Registrations due today (11/22/13) for next Wisconsin controlled substance witness burn

Registrations are due today for the next controlled substance witness burn. Jefferson County is hosting the drop-off site for the witness burn on Tuesday, December 3rd and will pay for the witness burn fee from its 2013 Clean Sweep grant award, on behalf of law enforcement agencies that register by today.

For a copy of the registration form and more information, contact Mark Heal at mark.heal@veoliaes.com or 262-253-5833.

Source: Jefferson County and Veolia Environmental Services


2. WI DATCP announces 2014 pharmaceutical waste grant recipients

The WI Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection recently awarded $100,000 million dollars in grants to local communities in support of one-day and ongoing household medication collection programs. See the list of communities in the "cleansweep 2" link at:

http://fyi.uwex.edu/shwec/2013/11/18/wi-datcp-announces-2014-ag-household-hazardous-and-pharmaceutical-waste-grants/

Source: DATCP

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