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Maine drug disposal bill dies

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The Maine Senate indefinitely postpones legislation passed by the House that would have impelled manufacturers to contribute to an "Unused Pharmaceutical Disposal Program Fund." The Senate placed LD 821 in legislative files March 26, effectively killing it. The Consumer Healthcare Products Association opposed the bill and favors consumer education on safe drug disposal (1"The Tan Sheet" March 22, 2010, In Brief)

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