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The JED Foundation And Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Partner To Provide Safe Drug Disposal Systems To College Campuses

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ –The JED Foundation (JED) is proud to announce today that over 70 college campuses across the U.S. will receive thousands of free medication disposal systems as a donation from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. In partnership with JED, Mallinckrodt has provided 30,000 medication deactivation pouches to help schools promote the safe and convenient disposal of unused prescription drugs. The environmentally friendly disposal systems will help reduce the chance for misuse, abuse or diversion of prescription drugs on college campuses. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identifies prescription drug abuse as the nation’s fastest-growing drug
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