Ohio to provide free drug disposal kits to injured workers who have Bureau of Worker’s Compensation claims

Franklin’s Pharmacy in Warren is working with the State of Ohio and the BWC to offer the Deterra Drug Deactivation System.
The article includes a brief description of how to use the pouches.

There is a new statewide effort to prevent opioid addiction when an injured worker is prescribed the drugs as part of an Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation claim.

So what’s being done to make sure opioid prescriptions don’t fall into the wrong hands?

The Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation has experienced a 16-percent decline in the number of opioid prescriptions they’ve covered for injured workers in the past year.

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