Prescription disposal method aims to prevent opioid abuse

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Many people have large quantities of unused or out of date prescription medications in their cabinets. This is a concern because, according to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, personal prescriptions are one of the main sources of non-medical opioid abuse. Now, North Carolina startup DisposeRx, has devised an innovative way for patients to destroy leftover medicines and avoid misuse of these drugs.

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