Stash and burn: ‘Terminator’ helps local authorities make sure drugs won’t be back

The following excerpt is from November 16, 2017 saukvalley.com By BOB TOMASZEWSKI btomaszewski@saukvalley.com 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 …

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Where do the drugs go?

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 …

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Group Urges FDA to Change Pharmaceutical Waste Policy from ‘Flush’ to Stewardship

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 …

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Police departments fired up over drug incinerator

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 …

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