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July 29th 2011:Keeping Drugs Out of Your Drink

The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has launched a program that will allow consumers to return their unwanted medications to their local pharmacist vs. flushing them down the toilet or putting them in the trash. According to the NCPA website, “a vast array of pharmaceuticals — including antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones — have been found in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans.” This is the result of improper disposal of these medications, but now there is a solution. Tune in as Dr. Lisa Faast, owner of her own local phar

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Lisa Faast

Lisa graduated from University of the Pacific (pharmacy school) in 2001. She worked for Kmart for the first 4 years out of schoo,l then left for an independent pharmacy. She opened Faast Pharmacy in April of 2006. Lisa is married with 2 boys, ages 4 and 1. The pharmaceutical take back project was important to her, not only because she is a pharmacis,t but most importantly because she is a mother
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Bradley J. Arthur

Bradley J. Arthur, a 1987 graduate of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Past board member of the Pharmacists Association of Western NY (PAWNY), Past President and Chairman of the Board of the Pharmacists Society of the State of NY (PSSNY), and current member of the Executive Committee of The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). Brad is currently involved in an advisory capacity to the D'Youville College of Pharmacy and a member of the WNY HealtheLink advisory panel charged with expanding the utilization of electronic prescribing and electronic medical health records. Brad is an owner in two independent community pharmacies in Western NY.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio 24/11/2017 09:00 24/11/2017 10:00 Go Green Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has launched a program that will allow consumers to return their unwanted medications to their local pharmacist vs. flushing them down the toilet or putting them in the trash. According to the NCPA website, “a vast array of pharmaceuticals — including antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones — have been found in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans.” This is the result of improper disposal of these medications, but now there is a solution. Tune in as Dr. Lisa Faast, owner of her own local pharmacy, describes how the program works in her store. Brad Arthur owns two pharmacies, and sits on the Executive Committee of the NCPA – he will discuss the costs and details of the take back program. Finally, Dr. Carolyn Ha, the Association Director of Professional Affairs for NCPA, will discuss the legal aspects of the take back program. You can learn more at www.disposemymeds.org. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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