Drug Disposal

Pharmacists seek clarity for long-term care in new drug disposal law

Pharmacists seek clarity for long-term care in new drug disposal law

A new law establishing prescription drug take-back programs has left many long-term care facilities in the dark about the disposal of controlled medications, one pharmacist group says.

The Catch-22 of controlled drug regulations

The Catch-22 of controlled drug regulations

Federal and state policies hinder the disposal of unused controlled drugs.

Senate passes bill targeting safe disposal of controlled substances

The Senate this week passed the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010, a bill that relaxes certain rules regarding the disposal of controlled substances in long-term care facilities.