by Megan Dobransky⋅June 1, 2011
Historic legislation passed through the Illinois General Assembly – with the help of high school students last week.
HB2056 is the first law in America that completely handles and funds pharmaceutical disposal for an entire state.
“Municipalities and state governments don’t have to pay,” says Paul Ritter, ecology teacher and director of the National Prescription Pill and Drug Disposal Program (P2D2). The program is funded by enacting a $20 fine against anyone convicted of certain drug offenses. continue reading –>