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The Vermont Statutes Online

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Title 18 : Health

Chapter 084 : Possession and Control of Regulated Drugs

Subchapter 001 : Regulated Drugs

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 4224)
  • § 4224. Unused Prescription Drug, Needle, and Syringe Disposal Program

    (a) The Department of Health shall establish and maintain the statewide Unused Prescription Drug, Needle, and Syringe Disposal Program to provide for the safe disposal of Vermont residents’ unused and unwanted prescription drugs, needles, and syringes. The Program may include establishing secure collection and disposal sites and providing medication envelopes for sending unused prescription drugs to an authorized collection facility for destruction.

    (b) Pharmacies that operate 10 or more establishments in the United States, while concurrently conducting business in Vermont, shall enroll in a drug disposal kiosk program on or before July 1, 2023. If the physical dimensions of a pharmacy make an on-site collection receptacle impossible under State and federal law, a pharmacy shall provide a mail-back option for consumers. (Added 2015, No. 173 (Adj. Sess.), § 14a, eff. June 8, 2016; amended 2021, No. 115 (Adj. Sess.), § 9, eff. July 1, 2022; 2023, No. 22, § 1, eff. May 25, 2023.)