In Contra Costa, Drugmakers Must Now Set Up Drop Off Sites For Unwanted Medication
The companies must also pay the full expense for setting up and operating the sites.
The Mercury News:
Drug Disposal Law Passed By Contra Costa County
Drugmakers will be required to establish drop-off centers to accept unwanted or expired medications, under an ordinance passed Tuesday by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors. The bill requires drug makers to pay the full cost of establishing and operating a network of centers to take unwanted or unused pharmaceuticals. (Cuff, 12/20)
In other news —
Orange County Register:
How Do California Cops Know If You're Too High To Drive?
A month after California voted to approve Proposition 64 and legalize recreational marijuana, law enforcement officials throughout the state are prepping for what many view as the obvious: a jump in the number of people driving under the influence of pot. (Puente, 12/20)