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REF NO.: 118

SUBJECT: School of Pharmacy to host public pill drop

DATE: March 1

The School of Pharmacy at Memorial University will host a public pill drop on Saturday, March 9, from 12-4 p.m. at the University Centre on Memorial’s St. John’s campus.
            Members of the public are encouraged to clear out their medicine cabinets and drop off their expired or unused medications for safe, confidential disposal. Prescription or over-the-counter medications in tablet or capsule form can be collected. No liquids, creams, gels or sharps can be accepted.
            This event is being held in conjunction with Pharmacist Awareness Month.
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