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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'>With apologies for cross-postings.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'>Attached is a press release PSI sent out last week. It is pertinent to the role of pharmaceutical companies in providing secure pharmaceutical collection and disposal programs. Specifically, we would like them to provide and fund such programs, not instruct people to mix medicines with water and throw them in the trash as has already been noted from the PhRMA release.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'>Best regards,<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'>Sierra<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'>_____________________________<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Sierra E. Fletcher</span></i></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Director of Policy and Programs<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><i><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Product Stewardship Institute, Inc.<o:p></o:p></span></i></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>29 Stanhope St., 3rd Floor<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Boston, MA 02116<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>617-236-4886 (phone)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>sierra@productstewardship.us<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'><a href="http://www.productstewardship.us/"><span style='color:blue'>www.productstewardship.us</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#548DD4'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='color:gray'>Click to follow us on </span></b><a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Product-Stewardship-Institute/224328115936?ref=ts"><b><span style='color:#4F81BD'>Facebook</span></b></a><b><span style='color:gray'> and </span></b><a href="http://twitter.com/productsteward"><b><span style='color:#4F81BD'>Twitter</span></b></a><o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='color:black'><a href="http://productstewardshipinstitute.wordpress.com/2010/12/08/a-decade-of-product-stewardship-message-from-psis-executive-director/"><span style='color:blue'>PSI Celebrates 10 Years of Product Stewardship</span></a></span></b><b><span style='color:#1F497D'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#548DD4'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div></body></html>