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August 2014

July 2014

September 2008 

November 2010

 

In The News

Announcing New Rules for Prescription Drug Disposal
http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/09/08/announcing-new-rules-prescription-drug-disposal

DEA’S National Prescription Drug Take-Back Days Meet a Growing Need for Americans: May 2014http://www.justice.gov/dea/divisions/hq/2014/hq050814.shtml

Press Release: April 2014

Department of Health:  Donate Unused Medications to Help Others
http://www.sheridanmedia.com/news/department-health-donate-unused-medications-help-others22332

DEA’s Third National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event Collects 188.5 Tons
http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/takeback_102911.html

Governor and attorney general promote drug take back
http://thewyonews.net/2011/04/25/governor-and-attorney-general-promote-drug-take-back/

Obama signs drug disposal act into law.
http://www.pharmpro.com/News/Feeds/2010/10/agencies-and-organizations-american-pharmacists-association-obama-signs-drug-disposal-act-into-law/

Fiscally Challenged Drug-Donation Program Helps Needy Wyoming Residents
http://www.ashp.org/menu/News/PharmacyNews/NewsArticle.aspx?id=3174

Medicine Donation Program Gears Up
http://www.wyomingnews.com/articles/2006/10/27/news/local_news/03local_10-27-06.txt

A Pharmacy Everyone Can Afford
http://www.wyomingnews.com/articles/2008/02/14/featured_story/01top_02-14-08.txt

What to do with leftover meds
http://www.wyomingnews.com/articles/2010/05/27/news/01top_05-27-10.txt

Pharmaceuticals lurking in U.S. drinking water
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23503485/

 

Awards

Health Care Innovation Award Strategic Partner 2012-2015
To learn more please visit the link below: 
http://cheyenneregional.org/sites/wyoming-institute-of-population-health/heathcareinnovationaward/

 

University of Wyoming Preceptor of the Year- 2014

 

Wyoming Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award
Wyoming Pharmacy Association 93rd Annual Convention- 2010
http://wpha.affiniscape.com/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=18

 

Resources

Pharmaceutical Waste:  Disposing of Unwanted Medications
http://www.health.wyo.gov/healthcarefin/pharmacy/MedicationDisposal.html

Prescription Assistance Programs
http://www.needymeds.org/

 

Don’t let unused medicine go to waste!