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2012-2013 Report of the Task Force on Drug Return and Reuse Programs

March 20, 2013

Topics: Committee and Task Force Reports

The Task Force on Drug Return and Reuse Programs met October 9-10, 2012, at NABP Headquarters. This task force was established in response to Resolution 108-9-12, Drug Return and Reuse Programs, which was approved by the NABP membership at the Association’s 108th Annual Meeting in May 2012.

Review of the Task Force Charge

Task force members reviewed their charge and accepted it as follows:

  1. Review available data and studies to determine if medications returned through acceptable means, as presented in the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Position Statement on the Return and Reuse of Prescription Medications in the Community Pharmacy Setting, are safe for reuse;
  2. Consider revising, if necessary, the position statement; and/or
  3. Recommend amendments, if necessary, to the Model Act to address drug return and reuse programs.

View the committee’s recommendations in the full report (PDF).