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created Jun 5 2018

updated Aug 7 2018

Description

The Pilot Pharmaceutical Take-Back Program covers the costs of consumer drug collection boxes and disposal for two years, and gives pharmacies a safe, convenient, and effective way to keep drugs out of our waters and out of the wrong hands.
Addresses of participating pharmacies, hospitals, and long-term care facilities participating in the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Pilot Pharmaceutical Take-Back Program with medication collection boxes. Medication collection boxes only collect solid state controlled and non-controlled substances. Medication collection boxes do not accept sharps, liquids, personal care products, etc.

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medication, expired medication, drug drop kiosk, drug drop box, medication collection boxes, opioid epidemic, diversion, authorized collector, drugs, prescriptions, product stewardship
Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Source Link
https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/67720.html
Dataset Summary
Organization
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Time Period
Current
Posting Frequency
As Needed
Dataset Owner
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Contact Information
Rx.Takeback@dec.ny.gov
Coverage
Statewide
Granularity
Individual drop box location
Disclaimers
Limitations
Only includes medication collection boxes of pharmacies, hospitals, and long-term care facilities participating in the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Pilot Pharmaceutical Take-Back Program.
Additional Resources
See Also
To apply to the program: https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/108213.html
See Also
Drugs in New York’s Waters: https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/45083.html
See Also
Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS): https://www.oasas.ny.gov/index.cfm?level=programs
See Also
Drug and syringe disposal locator: http://thepointny.org/
Dataset Information
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Environmental Conservation, Department of
Local Data
County Filter
Yes
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county
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Yes
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city
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