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GPP Makes every day take back day

Today is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – a day that serves as a crucial reminder for communities across America to safely dispose of unwanted, unused, or expired prescription medications.

But why should we limit our drug disposal to just twice a year? With the right tools and resources, we can make safely disposing of unwanted medications easier and more practical than ever before.

First things first – it’s crucial to understand why we can’t just throw away medications or save them for a rainy day. Keeping unused prescription drugs at home can be dangerous, especially if they end up in the wrong hands. Our young people might accidentally or intentionally misuse them, which can serve as a gateway to even more dangerous drugs such as fentanyl. Tossing meds in the trash isn’t much better – they can still be found and misused or end up contaminating our environment.