News Headlines Article

Marin officials want drug companies to fund disposal of expired meds
Marin Independent Journal

Marin County officials, stepping up a war on prescription drug abuse, want the pharmaceutical firms who make drugs to pay to get rid of them when they are no longer needed.

County supervisors, saying there are more overdose deaths from prescription drugs in Marin than heroin and cocaine combined, want county lawyers to come up with a law compelling drug firms catering to Marin residents to provide a “take back” program in order to get rid of unused medications.