Tag Archives: Safe Medication Disposal

Safe Medicine Program Upheld in Federal Court

Tuesday September 30th, 2014: A federal appeals court rejected a challenge by the pharmaceutical industry to Alameda County Safe Medicine Disposal Ordinance, the first in the nation to require drug manufacturers to pay disposal costs for consumers’ unused medications. The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said the county’s measure treats all […]

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The Alameda County Safe Drug Disposal Assessment

Through his work with Teleosis Institute, Dr. kreisberg helped launch the Alameda County Medication Disposal Initiative, in partnership with Supervisor Nate Miley and the Alameda County Senior Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Workgroup. This initiative aimed to develop safe, convenient and environmentally responsible medicine disposal sites throughout Alameda County. In August, Dr. Kreisberg completed an […]

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