95.042 Promoting Safe and Effective Disposal of Unused Medications

95.042

95.042 Promoting Safe and Effective Disposal of Unused Medications: The Texas Medical Association will: (1) work to educate physicians, other health professionals, patients, family members, and the public about the safe and effective disposal of nonprescription/ prescription medications; (2) assist local county medical societies with identifying, developing, and promoting safe drop off and drug disposal services; (3) develop a model bill that requires written disposal information be provided at the point of purchase or delivery of a prescription; and (4) convene a conference to include pharmaceutical companies and trade association representatives to evaluate programs and mechanisms for safe disposal and funding of these services (Res. 321-A-17).

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August 14, 2018