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Assembly advances DeCroce, Thomson bill requiring proper disposal of prescriptions

TRENTON, N.J. – With today’s unanimous vote, the Assembly advanced a bill (A5667), sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce and co-sponsored by Assemblyman Ned Thomson, requiring pharmacies and hospice programs to provide patients with information and methods to safely discard prescription medications. Gov. Phil Murphy conditionally vetoed a similar bill...

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Committee advances DeCroce, Thomson bill requiring proper disposal of prescriptions

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Appropriations Committee advanced a bill (A5667), sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce and co-sponsored by Assemblyman Ned Thomson, requiring pharmacies and hospice programs to provide patients with information and methods to safely discard prescription medications. Gov. Phil Murphy conditionally vetoed a similar bill (S3240) in...

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DeCroce and Thomson bill addresses proper prescription medication disposal after governor’s CV

TRENTON, N.J. – The Health and Senior Services Committee advanced a bill (A5667), sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce and Assemblyman Ned Thomson, requiring pharmacies and hospice programs to provide patients with information and methods to safely discard medications and needles. Gov. Phil Murphy conditionally vetoed a similar bill (S3240)...

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New Jersey’s other drug problem (proper medication disposal) tackled by Assembly Committee

TRENTON, N.J. – One-in-three Americans have expired or unused medication sitting in their bathroom cabinets, which too often end up into the wrong hands, infiltrate landfills or water supplies. A bill (S3240) requiring pharmacists to educate their patients on how to safely discard unused, unwanted or expired drugs and...

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