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A Game Changer for Drug-Free Waters


Americans are using more pharmaceutical drugs than ever before.  About half of all Americans take at least one prescription drug each month, and 10% take more than four.   In 2013, more than 3.9 billion prescriptions were filled at pharmacies in the United States.   Americans may be prescribed a whole lot of drugs, but we certainly don’t use them […]

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Just Say No to Drugs in Our Water


As we like to say here at CCE, I like my morning coffee with cream and sugar, not viagra and steroids.  While some reading this might think that this would merely be a fun way to start the day, at CCE we say this to make the point that we must address the emerging problem of pharmaceutical waste that is finding it’s […]

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