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<p class="MsoNormal">Hi all,<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><![if !supportLists]><span style="mso-list:Ignore">1.<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">      
</span></span><![endif]>Do you know of any instances where customers left a bag of pills outside a collection receptacle if it’s locked (e.g., because it’s full or it’s after hours in a grocery store pharmacy for instance)?  <o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><![if !supportLists]><span style="mso-list:Ignore">2.<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">      
</span></span><![endif]>How many pharmacies do you know this does and/or does not happen in?  <o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Feel free to email me directly if you prefer.  California’s Board of Pharmacy proposed regulations allowing pharmacies to accept take-back drugs, which includes this: “In hours when the pharmacy is closed, the collection receptacle shall
 not be accessible to the public for deposit of drugs. The pharmacy shall lock the deposit slot on the collection receptacle and physically block patients from access to the collection receptacle by some means” [<a href="http://www.pharmacy.ca.gov/laws_regs/1776_proposed.pdf">1776.3(a)</a>]. 
 I’m wondering how necessary or potentially onerous this requirement may be and their comment period is closing soon. 
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<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Thanks,<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Burke<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Mr. Burke Lucy<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Environmental Scientist<span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Sacramento, CA 95812<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><a href="mailto:Burke.Lucy@CalRecycle.ca.gov"><span style="color:blue">Burke.Lucy@CalRecycle.ca.gov</span></a><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">916.341.6592<o:p></o:p></p>
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