States mull drug recycling to reduce costs

At least 33 states have laws to authorize or study drug "recycling" programs to help the uninsured and poor receive medication, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. The programs collect unused prescription medicines from individuals and institutions. Pharmacists check the donated drugs to ensure safety before they are distributed by hospitals and charitable clinics.

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