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Safe disposal locations available for safe disposal of medications

People urged to safely dispose of medications to prevent abuse or accidental use

 

October 8, 2019

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Amanda Christopherson drops perscription drugs into the MedSafe medication disposal box at the Bullhook Medical Center pharmacy.

Editor’s note: This version lists other dropoff locations in the area left out of the original version including at Gary & Leo’s Fresh Foods.

People in this part of north-central Montana have numerous locations where people can dispose of medications, reducing the chance of abuse or accidental use of prescription or over-the-counter medications.

"The MedSafe disposal is for controlled substances, non-controlled substances and over-the-counter medication," Bullhook Community Health Center Pharmacist Cindy Brandon said. "It serves a purpose rather than somebody throwing their medication...



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