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Drug disposal pouches help prevent opioid addiction


In 2002, Josiah Osego of Tucson was getting addicted to opioids. “It was the prescription drugs first,” he said. “We’re learning, like, ‘Hey, my grandmother has that [valium] stuff. Let’s go get it.” He’s been successfully recovering for 12 years now, and he says drug disposal bags will be a huge benefit to the whole community.

Seventy percent of people with head injuries are discharged from the hospital with at least one prescription, including an opioid. Drug deactivation system pouches help you get rid of leftover drugs so you don’t fall into temptation that could lead to addiction.