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Anschutz Medical Campus

University of Colorado Denver

583 pounds of medications

Police officers collect drugs from citizens
Students and faculty members from the School of Pharmacy collected 583 pounds of medications at this year’s Drug Disposal Event. Working in conjunction with the University Police Department, our students and faculty members sorted and removed labels from all of the prescription drugs dropped off during the event, which the police then drove to a disposal site.
This annual event, held Sat., Apr. 18 at the Anschutz Medical Campus, offers community members the opportunity to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted and expired medications, which is an important step in preventing prescription drug abuse.

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