Island Medications Return and Sharps Collection Programs

PEI, | Aug 17, 2015

The new Island Medications Return Program and Island Sharps Collection Program were officially launched at a press conference in Charlottetown on July 22, 2015. “It’s terrific that the Health Products Stewardship Association is now operating these excellent programs, in collaboration with the PEI Pharmacists Association and Island Waste Management Corporation, which are in line with […]

National Medicine Take-Back Campaign

National, | Aug 10, 2015

The Vernon Morning Star published a great article this past weekend detailing this year’s National Medicine Take-Back Campaign and the importance of returning your unused and expired medications. You can view the article here.

Shoppers Drug Mart partners with the Partnership for a Drug Free Canada

National, | Jul 15, 2015

Shopper’s Drug Mart is partnering with the Partnership for a Drug Free Canada for the National Medicine Take-Back Campaign for the third time. This year’s campaign, which allows Canadians to drop off expired or unused medication at their local pharmacy, will also include Loblaw Pharmacy, bringing the total number of drop-off locations to 1,800. This […]

What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet?

Manitoba, | May 4, 2015

WINNIPEG, MB May 1, 2015 – Pharmacists Manitoba in partnership with the Health Products Stewardship Association (HPSA), the Winnipeg Police Service, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are reminding Manitobans to check their homes for unused or expired medications and return them to pharmacies on May 9, 2015 – the third annual National Prescription Drug […]

Fish Don’t Do Drugs!

British Columbia, | Feb 2, 2015

The Health Products Stewardship Association (HPSA) is pleased to announce its support for the BC Pharmacy Association’s new campaign to encourage the public to dispose of their unused and expired medications in a responsible manner. The ‘Fish Don’t Do Drugs’ video is a stark reminder that the proper way to dispose of medications is to […]