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CVS, Walgreens facilitate safe disposal of unused Rxs

NEW YORK — Initiatives from CVS Health and Walgreens to collect unused medications have produced dramatic results, the companies ­announced. They reported the results ahead of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day late last month. Sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the event aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of

Walgreens adds Rx disposal units in Iowa stores

Walgreens adds Rx disposal units in Iowa stores

DEERFIELD, Ill. — State officials visited a Walgreens store in Iowa as the drug chain continued its deployment of safe medication disposal kiosks to help combat drug abuse and misuse. Walgreens said drug take-back kiosks have been installed at eight of its drug stores in Iowa, including locations in Des Moines, Davenport (two stores), Cedar

Durbin helps Walgreens launch drug take-back program

Durbin helps Walgreens launch drug take-back program

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Sen. Dick Durbin (D., Ill.), assistant minority leader in the U.S. Senate, visited a Walgreens store in Chicago as the drug chain continued its nationwide rollout of medication disposal kiosks to help fight drug abuse and misuse. Walgreens said Durbin’s visit Monday to its 111 S. Halsted St. store marked the launch

Walgreens’ drug abuse efforts come to Okla., Wash. stores

Walgreens’ drug abuse efforts come to Okla., Wash. stores

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has brought its programs to fight drug abuse to stores in two more states, Oklahoma and Washington. The drug chain said this week that in Oklahoma it has installed safe medication disposal kiosks in nine stores and made the opioid overdose drug naloxone available without a prescription at its more than

Walgreens takes aim at Rx abuse

DEERFIELD, Ill. — In an effort to stem the misuse of prescriptions and the rising incidence of overdoses, Walgreen Co. recently announced the launch of a new initiative to combat drug abuse. Aligning with public and private sector campaigns, Walgreens is making opioid-overdose antidote naloxone available without a prescription in most of its stores. The

Walgreens sharpens aim at drug abuse

Walgreens sharpens aim at drug abuse

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Aligning with public- and private-sector efforts to fight drug abuse, Walgreens plans to make opioid-overdose antidote naloxone available without a prescription in most of its stores and deploy medication disposal receptacles in hundreds of stores. Walgreens launched the initiatives Tuesday in an event at its Washington, D.C., flagship store attended by White House