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Walgreens deploys drug disposal kiosks in N.J.

Walgreens deploys drug disposal kiosks in N.J.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has launched its safe medication disposal kiosk program at 16 stores in New Jersey. The drug chain said drug take-back kiosks have been installed at stores in Carlstadt, East Brunswick, East Orange, Elizabeth, Elmwood Park, Hamilton, Jersey City, Millville, Neptune, Parsippany, Perth Amboy, Somerville, Toms River, Union and Waldwick. Installation of

CVS drug disposal program makes impact

CVS drug disposal program makes impact

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has collected more than 47 metric tons of expired, unused and unwanted drugs through its Medication Disposal for Safer Communities program. CVS said Thursday that it has has donated 626 safe drug disposal boxes to police departments in 42 states since launching the program in 2014. In tandem with the Drug

Efforts to stem prescription drug abuse heat up

Efforts to stem prescription drug abuse heat up

JANESVILLE, Wis. — House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) has lauded Walgreens for fighting the pervasive problem of prescription drug abuse and ­misuse. Ryan late last month appeared at a Walgreens outlet here, his hometown, to mark Wisconsin’s first in-store drug take-back kiosk. The retailer now has kiosks in 288 pharmacies in 21 states and

House Speaker Paul Ryan pays visit to Walgreens

House Speaker Paul Ryan pays visit to Walgreens

JANESVILLE, Wis. — House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) visited a Walgreens store in Wisconsin to mark the drug chain’s first store in the state with a drug take-back kiosk. Ryan attended an event on Monday at Walgreens’ store in Janesville, Wis. The safe medication disposal kiosk installation in Wisconsin is expected to be completed