Medication Disposal Program Passes Colorado House

March 19, 2014 6:53 PM

Medication Disposal Program Passes Colorado House
" DENVER (AP) – People with unused prescription medications will be encouraged to dispose them at approved locations under a bill that passed the Colorado House.

Lawmakers say the proposal is aimed at reducing overdoses and hospitalization because of prescription-drug abuse. The House passed the bill on a 52-12 vote Wednesday "

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