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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.


Community Spotlight shines on Macon County Sheriff's Office

Box Installed: September 5, 2014 Box Location: 333 S. Franklin Street, Decatur, IL For more information: Brochu...

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Posted by Erin Knowles at 3:20PM on 10/16/2014
Categories: Collection Programs Community Spotlight In the News

Laura talks to UPTV about CU take-back programs

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant 's Unwanted Meds program was recently featured on UPTV, the...

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Posted by Erin Knowles at 10:26AM on 10/6/2014
Categories: In the News


Pollution Prevention Minute (Ep 2): How to Take-Back Your Meds

So, you have some unused, expired, or unwanted medicines in your cabinet, taking up space on your shelves that could better be put to use. What do you do with them? Our new "...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 10:27AM on 10/3/2014
Categories: Pollution Prevention Minute

Federal court upholds Alameda County's medicine take-back ordinance

Yesterday the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals in California rejected the pharmaceutical industry's challenge to an...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 9:05AM on 10/1/2014
Categories: Collection Programs In the News Legislation