Monthly Archives October 2015

Verde Technologies Shares Deterra Deactivation System Programs for Safe Prescription Drug Disposal at National Association of Attorneys General Meeting Oct. 29 – 30

Deterra samples and information available during NAAG Eastern Region meeting MINNEAPOLIS (October 28, 2015) — To provide a tangible tool for leaders and consumers across the country to take action in preventing prescription drug abuse, Verde Technologies announces a series of initiatives to distribute the Deterra Drug Deactivation System for safe, in-home deactivation and disposal of prescription painkillers. The Deterra programs will be shared during the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Eastern Region meeting at the New York University Law School, from Thursday, Oct. 29 through Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, where attendees will discuss best practices for combatting the
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Use the Deterra System in Schools to Help Prevent Youth Rx Abuse

The prescription drug abuse epidemic doesn’t only affect adults. As the school year ramps up, we also recognize that teens misuse, abuse and become addicted to medications. In fact, after marijuana and alcohol, prescription and over-the-counter drugs are the most commonly abused substances among young people aged 14 and older in the U.S., according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). High schools are often home to students’ prescription drugs. While most are lawfully prescribed – acquired from a pharmacy and taken as instructed for the condition they’re intended to treat – unfortunately, some are shared or sold, misused
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