A Tyrannosaurus rex-sized problem

NCPA April 21, 2021

You’ll find unused drugs sitting in bathroom cabinets and stuffed in drawers all over America. It’s a big issue. T-rex big. In fact, on the last National Drug Take Back Day in October, 6,842 tons of drugs were collected. That’s about the size of Sue, the T-rex specimen at the Field Museum in Chicago. And that is BIG. Saturday is DEA National Prescription Drug Takeback Day. Spread the word about the safe disposal of drugs by directing your patients to a local collection site. Here’s where to find one.