A report out of Wisconsin said local governments are struggling to get consumers to safely dispose of unused meds because they don't have enough money to publicize take-back programs there.
Pharmaceutical trade groups have hit a California county with a lawsuit less than 6 months after it made the industry pay for drug disposal. And the outcome could have widespread implications, with other parts of the U.S. watching to see if they can pass on the responsibility and cost to drugmakers, too.
Industry has temporarily swatted away the prospects for a California county's program that would have had it pay for the disposal of unused over-the-counter and prescription medications.
The pharma industry is funding a drug take-back program in which San Francisco police stations will become drop-off points for household medication, and participating pharmacies will collect other