Wal-Mart takes on opioid crisis

The company is offering a disposal option nation-wide.

Posted: Fri Jan 19 20:50:42 PST 2018
Updated: Fri Jan 19 20:50:42 PST 2018

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on the opioid crisis by offering a safe option for people to dispose of unused prescriptions. gel packets opioids-stngr-1 k-i-m-t-s jeremiah wilcox has more. xxx gel packets opioids-llvosot-1 gel packets opioids-llvosot-2 the superstore giant says it will become the first national drug chain to offer a disposal option at its pharmacies nationwide. lowerthirdcourtesy:courtesy: walmart walmart takes on opioid crisis kt news 3 you can dispose of powder - pills and tablets by mixing the dispose-r-x powder with water - which creates a gel and makes the drugs safe to throw in the trash. i spoke to olmsted county sheriff torgerson who says he was skeptical at first but welcomes any plan that will help combat the opioid crisis. and dispose-rx has benefits for more than just those struggling with addiction - providing a safer option than just flushing them down the drain. gel packets opioids-llvosot-12 thinks it a really good idea to be able to dispose of medication like that in a safe way so that it wont affect our environment. gel packets opioids-llvosot-10 sheriff torgerson says he wants us to know that the take back box at the sheriffs office is still an option for disposing opioids. in the rochester studio jeremiah wilcox k-i-m-t news three patients who go to walmart pharmacy can recieve a free dispose-r-x packet and an opioid safety brochure.