This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue, said a spokesman.
Local authorities and advocacy groups will host a prescription drug take-back event in late April to help area residents safely dispose of their unused drugs. "Rates of prescription drug abuse in the US are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs". Last year, Cook County's Prescription Drug Take Back events produced 125 pounds of medication. Community members are encouraged to bring in any unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs for this free, anonymous service.
Last fall Americans turned in 456 tons (912,000 pounds) of prescription drugs at more than 5,300 sites operated by the DEA and nearly 4,300 of its state and local law enforcement partners.
The 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health found that 6.4 million Americans abused controlled prescription drugs.
Also not accepted for the event are illegal drugs, needles and sharps, mercury thermometers, aerosol cans, bio-hazardous materials materials, including anything containing a bodily fluid or blood, flares, personal care products such as shampoo, soaps, lotions and sunscreens; and household hazardous waste, including paint, pesticides, chemicals, oil or gas, or acids.
For more information about the disposal of prescription drugs or about the April 28 Take Back Day event, go to the DEA Diversion website or contact the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
Sixteen drop-off locations will be open from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. and will accept prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications only, according to a press release from Montgomery County police.
Two men were robbed at gunpoint by a couple of suspects who stopped the victims and asked them for change, officials said. Police say he raided the Bruce Road grocery store with a firearm around 8 o'clock, threatening staff and demanding money.
Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 106,533 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $5,227,574.31. Barclays restated a buy rating and set a $43.00 price objective on shares of Square in a report on Friday , January 5th.
On Friday, November 17 Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of ENB in report with "Equal-Weight" rating. Enbridge (NYSE:ENB) (TSE:ENB) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February 16th.
What no-one is quite sure of is whether this creates a deterrent a bit like mutually assured nuclear destruction in the Cold War. US Homeland Security has directly condemned the Russian state for the attacks.
Kiermaier, who's batting.163 with one RBI this year, missed 48 games after breaking his left wrist diving for a ball in 2016. As a result, Kiermaier's injury is unlikely to have a big impact on what was already a lost season.
As per Tuesday, August 9, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. (NASDAQ:ASUR) on Monday, October 17 with " Buy " rating. Bank Hapoalim Bm decreased its stake in Mckesson Corp ( MCK ) by 95.3% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.
Michigan's Desiree Linden won the 2018 Boston Marathon on Monday, becoming the first American woman to do so since 1985. Today's competition marked her fourth entry in the Boston race and the most anticipated one in her professional career.
Hardy is now a Grand Slam Champion following his first singles Championship since his return to the company a year ago . Around this time past year , Jinder Mahal left Monday Night RAW as one of the lowest wrestlers on the WWE totem pole.
Cowen reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $215.00 target price on shares of Raytheon in a report on Thursday, January 25th. The institutional investor owned 139,616 shares of the company's stock after selling 8,209 shares during the period.
United States allies have offered strong words of support for Washington, but no clear military plans have yet emerged. Damascus has invited a team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to visit Eastern Ghouta.
MPLX LP (MPLX): Watch List Basic Materials Stock Buzz
It is negative, as 32 investors sold MPLX shares while 89 reduced holdings. 73 increased holdings while 26 funds took holdings. Seth Klarman increased its stake in Antero Res Corp (AR) by 3.39% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.
"Night Court" actor Harry Anderson dies at 65
Following his stint on Night Court , he played the lead role of Dave Barry in " Dave's World " from 1993 to 97. Harry Anderson , a comedic actor and magician, was found dead today (April 16) at his Asheville, NC home.
Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) ERP5 Runs To 10006
The stake In Morgan Stanley Com New (MS) was rose held by Todd Asset Management Llc. (NASDAQ:FOSL) for 566,442 shares. The investment professionals in our database now hold: 1.51 billion shares, down from 1.53 billion shares in 2017Q3.
Russia: Syria chemical attack staged by foreign agents
They agreed to "keep working closely" on the issue, Mrs May's office said in a statement. "They have no real idea what happened". A hacker could also "potentially lay a foundation for future offensive operations", the joint alert said.
Leafs forward Leo Komarov to miss Game 3 against Boston
The 31-year-old played on the top line in Game 1, but was bumped down to the fourth in the second period after going down 4-0. Rickard Rakell and Ryan Getzlaf will set the tone, and the Ducks win on the road and start to turn this series around.
Drake announces release date for upcoming album
With this, the Lauryn Hill sampled smash becomes the 30th song to debut at the top spot of the Hot 100 chart. The next album's named after his star sign: it's called Scorpion , and you'll be able to hear it in June.