national prescription drug take-back day

CVS Health Encourages Americans to Remove Expired, Unwanted or Unused Medications From Their Homes on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 27

Company supports nearly 2,000 community and CVS Pharmacy locations that provide convenient disposal options for medicine cabinet cleanout all year long
Press Release

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - As part of its commitment to helping build healthier communities, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is reminding Americans to clean out their medicine cabinets and safely dispose of unused medication on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, this Saturday, April 27.

CVS Health Introduces Safe Medication Disposal Inside CVS Pharmacy, Marking National Prescription Drug Take Back Day


WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Today, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) officially introduced the expansion of the company's safe medication disposal program to include locations inside CVS Pharmacy stores, marking the Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 28.

CVS Wants to Help Cities Safely Dispose of Old Medications

by Alexis Petru

Between 10 and 30 percent of all prescription and over-the-counter drugs sold are left unconsumed, according to a State of Washington report, and all those leftover medications pose significant risks to public health and the environment. Drugs that are flushed down the toilet or tossed in the trash can – rather than properly disposed of – can end up in oceans and waterways, threatening both marine life and human health.

Kaiser Permanente Southern California Teams-Up with the DEA and Local Law Enforcement for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Press Release

PASADENA, Calif., April 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Kaiser Permanente Southern California, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration and local law-enforcement agencies, is encouraging residents to participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 27.

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