When it comes to the digital technology business, officials at Walgreens understand the importance of building the connection between digital and brick-and-motor, using a mobile-first mentality that also can drive in-store traffic and build loyalty.

Have weed, will travel? Not quite.

The relaxation of marijuana laws in more than two dozen states has resulted in overlapping—and occasionally conflicting—state and federal rules that air travelers may find perplexing.

A new prescription drug drop box has been installed at the Williston Police Department.

The drop box, valued at $2,300, was purchased through a temporary Empowering Healthier Community Outcomes (ECHO) grant through Axis 1, according to Captain John Griffin…

A new opportunity to discard of unused or expired medications is now available at the Fulton Police Department. The Oswego County Prevention Coalition, in working with a Rite Aid grant program…

Permanent prescription drug collection boxes will be required at all retail pharmacies in New York State, paid for by pharmaceutical manufacturers, under a proposal developed by the the State Department of Environmental Conservation.

BATAVIA — When the Mead Square Pharmacy in Victor joined with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Department to offer a drug drug-off point, owner Kevin Casey watched to see if it would only displace unused medications returned at take-back days.

Rite Aid will install 100 medication disposal units in select pharmacies over the next year, the latest measure being taken by the retailer as part of its multi-pronged strategy to address drug abuse and misuse in the country. Rite Aid president and COO Kermit Crawford unveiled the first in-store…

Following a month-and-a-half-long hiatus, eight newly renovated prescription drug drop-boxes have opened across Santa Barbara County, according to a Monday Sheriff’s Office press release. Accepting unwanted and expired prescription and over-the-counter drugs, illegal drugs, medicated ointments…

Many of the prescription drop-off kiosks in Santa Barbara County have been temporarily removed for the next few weeks while the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office installs newer, safer, and user-friendlier kiosks, according to a Sheriff’s Office press release. 

Last year, Louisiana had 455 opioid-involved overdose deaths, according to The Louisiana Department of Health. This number was the highest ever recorded in the state and one that continues to climb every day.

MONROE, LA. (02/21/2020)- The University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Pharmacy has partnered with campus police to provide a safe way to dispose of prescription drugs. A drug drop box can be found in the campus police station located at 3811 Desiard St.

Drug overdoses have risen in some areas during the COVID-19 pandemic, less than a year after the Trump Administration touted decreases in the nation’s overdose pandemic. From Memphis to Milwaukee, a range of cities and counties across the nation are reporting spikes in fatal and nonfatal overdoses.

“It’s like getting a hug from God. A warm feeling.”

That’s how “Robbie”, my 27-year-old patient responded when I asked what he enjoyed about heroin. A tall, lean young man wearing a wrinkled white t-shirt, Robbie had soft hazel eyes and an embracing demeanor. Later, when asked about how life would be different if heroin was no longer part of it, he said “Drugs drained everything from my life. It does nothing for me. I just can’t stop.”

Auditors in New York say some drugmakers and pharmacists have a bad habit of flushing unneeded pills down the drain. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says this kind of drug disposal can lead to dangerous soil and underwater contamination.

Fayette County Prevention Coalition, in collaboration with Cardinal Health and Fayette County Memorial Hospital, recently announced the placement of a second permanent drug disposal box located in the main lobby of Fayette County Memorial Hospital.