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Wisconsin report adds to drug take-back funding debate

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.

Pharma files lawsuit against California drug disposal law

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 stymies effort to make it fund drug disposal program

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.

San Francisco arm-twisting yields pharma-funded drug take-back pilot

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