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Mon., Oct. 22, 2018 4:45pm EDT ·

Unused medications can become household dangers. Dispose of them properly on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday, October 27.

On Saturday, October 27th, law enforcement agencies across the country will be participating in the DEA's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Our partner Allied Against Opioid Abuse has developed a helpful resource that explains how safe disposal can help prevent misuse, along with a tool to help find a disposal location in your state.

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Wed., Oct. 24, 2018 4:30pm EDT ·

FDA launches global operation to crack down on websites selling illegal, potentially dangerous drugs; including opioids

FDA, working with international regulatory and law enforcement agencies, announced Tuesday it recently took steps to target nearly 500 websites that illegally sell potentially dangerous, unapproved prescription drugs to consumers. The initiative was part of Operation Pangea XI, the 11th annual International Internet Week of Action (IIWA). "The sale of potentially dangerous and counterfeit drugs by criminal networks on the internet is a large and growing threat to the...