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


Medicine collection event at Purdue SpringFest on April 14th

Spring cleaning your medicine cabinet can be easy and fun this year. Come to Purdue Spring Fest in West Lafayette, IN, on April 14th
between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
to drop off your expired or unwanted medicines for proper disposal. You can drop off your unwanted medications at the Heine Pharmacy Building. The collection will accept over-the-counter and prescription medicines, including controlled substances. Both human and veterinary medicines will be accepted. The event will not accept needles/ sharps, thermometers, or medical waste. This event is for households only; no business waste. The take-back event is sponsored by faculty and students of Purdue College of Pharmacy, Purdue Police Department, IISG, and the West Lafayette Police Department. Contact Laura Kammin at or Jen Barth at with any questions about the event.

After you've stopped by the medicine collection event check out the other great activities to be found at Spring Fest. This free event is a great way for families to learn about animals, art, astronomy, and much more.

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 10:09AM on 4/4/2012
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