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STOP! No drugs down the drain!

Flushed drugs impacts aquatic wildlife

The California Legislature has proclaimed Oct. 4-11 “No Drugs Down The Drain Week” to educate you about pollution caused by flushing old and unwanted medication.

Why? Because drugs in waterways have a negative impact on fish and other aquatic wildlife.

Everyday in California, unwanted or expired medicine is disposed of down the toilet and flushed medication ends up in local waterways.
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Posted on Friday, October 3rd, 2008
Under: Drug disposal, Drugs, Water | No Comments »