Take-Back Program

Long-term care facilities could collect residents' unused prescription drugs under new federal regulation to combat abuse

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Long-term care facilities will have a role to play in a new prescription drug take-back effort aimed at curbing addiction and abuse, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday.

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.