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    SMARxT Disposal launched

    SMARxT Disposal launched

    APhA and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) officials joined together at the APhA annual convention to announce the launch of SMARxT Disposal, a program to educate consumers about new prescription drug-disposal guidelines. Under the guidelines released by APhA in February and supported by the USFWS, EPA, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, and other federal agencies, APhA recommends that most medications be thrown away and not flushed. The goal of the SMARxT Disposal program is to raise awareness about the potential environmental impact of both Rx and OTC medications as well as to disseminate the new disposal guidelines. According to officials with the SMARxT Disposal program, pharmacies will ?serve as the key educational intervention point.?

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