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Attorney General Shapiro Unveils Major Initiative to Supply 300,000 Drug Deactivation Pouches in 12 Counties Hit Hardest by Opioid Epidemic

AG Shapiro: “The communities hit hardest by this epidemic have too often been ignored. We hear their pain and today, we’re bringing the fight into small towns and local pharmacies across the state to help.” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — July 11, 2017 CONTACT: Joe Grace: 717-574-9095, jgrace@attorneygeneral.gov SHELOCTA, PA — Unveiling a major initiative to reduce the diversion of prescription drugs in Pennsylvania communities hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the Office of Attorney General will supply 300,000 drug deactivation and disposal pouches in 12 counties. Through the new initiative, Attorney General Shapiro is
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