The following excerpt is from May 8, 2019 roundupweb.com By By Dianne Swanson On Thursday, May 2, Richland County law enforcement incinerated drugs which had been deposited in the several drop-off boxes in Richland County, plus any collected by law enforcement that were approved by the courts to destroy. According to DEA materials, the National […]
The following is a letter to the editor from the January 2, 2018 edition of CarolinaCoastOnline Morehead City, N.C. Jan. 2, 2018 TO THE EDITOR: We have a drug problem in America. The statistics are astounding. According to Common Sense for Drug Policy, there were 63,600 drug overdose deaths in 2016. The Vietnam War saw
The following excerpt is from November 16, 2017 saukvalley.com By BOB TOMASZEWSKI firstname.lastname@example.org 815-625-3600, ext. 5523 @TheBobMob STERLING – Local police have a new weapon in their war on drugs, and the firepower is kinda awesome. Sterling Police, in collaboration with the Rock Falls Police Department, the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department and the county health
September 26, 2017 QCOnline.com GENESEO – Police soon may be able to incinerate drug evidence faster and at higher temperatures. Aldermen voted Tuesday to recommend to council Oct. 10 the purchase of an Illinois-made “Drug Terminator” incinerator. Cost is about $4,000. The police department’s drug fund has the money available and it must be used
This video shows the Woodridge Police Department’s new on-site drug incinerator in action. The Drug Terminator by Elastec, the incinerator safely disposes of drugs and paraphernalia with only 1 to 3 percent ash residue.
May 16, 2017 WTVY EARLY COUNTY, Ga. (WTVY) – The Early County Sheriff’s Office received a special gift on Tuesday, May 16th to help in the fight against drug abuse. Early County Family Connection gave the sheriff’s office a mobile drug incinerator. They received funding from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration in 2012.
June 27, 2016 KOLO 8 Click here to visit their site Where Do The Drugs Go? Thousands of pounds of prescription drugs are collected in local take-back programs, but they have to travel across state lines to be properly disposed of. The state is looking for a more efficient process. Hundreds of pounds of are
January 27, 2016 From waste360.com By Allan Gerlat Click here to visit their site A call for a single national disposal system for pharmaceuticals has been made in a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from more than 100 organizations and individuals. The letter to FDA Commissioner Stephen Ostroff urged the agency to end its
November 23, 2015 From 23 WIFR Click here to visit their site ROCKFORD (WIFR) — Hundreds of dollars’ worth of drugs are going up in flames. The newest tool at the Rockford Police Department is saving taxpayers thousands of dollars. The drug terminator helps officers safely and quickly cut down on the backlog of illegal
November 12, 2015 From Chicago Tribune Click here to visit their site Officials with several local police departments watched Thursday as Hobart police Detective Corey Hanrahan disposed of five large boxes of confiscated marijuana quickly, efficiently and in an environmentally safe manner. Hanrahan was demonstrating the department’s new “drug terminator,” an unimpressive-looking piece of equipment