H.R.1359 - Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2009

To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for take-back disposal of controlled substances in certain instances, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for take-back disposal of controlled substances in certain instances, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2009 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow an ultimate user who has lawfully obtained a controlled substance to deliver that substance to another person, without being registered, for the purpose of disposal if: (1) the person receiving

Official Summary

Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2009 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow an ultimate user who has lawfully obtained a controlled substance to deliver that substance to another person, without being registered, for the purpose of disposal if:
(1) the person receiving the substance is authorized to engage in such activity; and
(2) the disposal takes place in accordance with regulations issued by the Attorney General to prevent diversion of controlled substances. Permits the Attorney General to authorize long-term care facilities to dispose of controlled substances on behalf of ultimate users in a manner that will provide effective controls against diversion and that is consistent with public health and safety.

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  • National Association of Attorneys General

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