Expanded Drug Takeback Program Aims to Keep Pharmaceutical Pollutants Out of Our Water

If passed, the act will require companies to produce promotional materials to educate the public about the takeback program and collection sites, said Gong-Gershowitz.

Environmentalists cheered the proposed legislation.

“This takeback program is a common sense approach to minimize the presence of pharmaceuticals in drinking water and reduce human and wildlife exposure,” said Colleen Smith, legislative director at the Illinois Environmental Council.

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