Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Wilton One of Four Fairfield Co. Towns To Introduce Drop Boxes For Old Medications

Wilton Patch (Wilton, CT) May 31, 2011

"The Connecticut Prevention Network, in cooperation with the Department of Consumer Protection Drug Control Division, local prevention councils, environmental and police departments in the towns of Greenwich, Ridgefield, Wilton,and New Canaan, are collaborating on an effort to help area residents safely dispose of unused, unneeded medications. The Lower Fairfield County Regional Action Council (LFCRAC) is the Prevention Network member coordinating this initiative.
'This is the first regional collaboration of its type in Connecticut, and we’re all looking forward to a very successful launch,' Ingrid Gillespie, Director of the Lower Fairfield County Regional Action Council said. She and her colleagues have been active participants and co-sponsors of Drug Take Back events in the area for the past three years, and recognize their health and safety benefits." Read More

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