TORONTO, April 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Representatives of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP), Ontario Public Health, and the Ontario Pharmacists Association to unveil details of a major initiative to encourage Ontario residents to dispose of their outdated, unwanted and unused prescription medications in a convenient and environmentally-friendly manner.
Superintendent Ron Taverner of the Toronto Police Service - representing OACP - will be joined by Superintendent Tim Millar of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Dr. Arlene King, Chief Medical Officer of Health - Ontario, and Allan Malek of the Ontario Pharmacists Association to announce Prescription Drug Drop-off Day.
Prescription Drug Drop Off Day will be held in many communities across Ontario on Saturday, May 11, 2013. Government of Ontario officials and drug enforcement officers from various Ontario police services will be among those available for one-on-one interviews following the media conference to explain the public safety risks associated with these medications and operational plans.
|Date:||Wednesday, May 1, 2013|
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