Oct 12 - Governor Signs Pharmaceutical Disposal Bill

Governor Schwarzenegger announced in a press release this afternoon that he has signed SB 966 (Simitian), which will allow local governments, retail pharmacies and other organizations, in consultation with various state agencies, to develop programs for the take back and proper disposal of unused or expired pharmaceutical drugs. SB 966 will allow the State to address the growing problem of pharmaceutical contamination in California's watersheds and will fill a conspicuous gap in accessibility to the proper disposal of hazardous substances.

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