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Pharmaceutical waste: The latest from DEA and EPA

March 26, 2019 - 1:00 pm - March 26, 2019 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time

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Join us for the latest updates on the EPA’s hazardous waste pharmaceutical regulations and a review of Practice Greenhealth’s new guidance document for proper and legal return or disposal of controlled substances.

Webinar participants will:

  1. Review the steps of Practice Greenhealth’s guidance to help health care facilities and providers through the legal management of controlled substances that are no longer needed.
  2. Understand the change in DEA and EPA regulatory status of a controlled substance that is in inventory versus dispensed.
  3. Learn about the EPA’s new hazardous waste pharmaceuticals rule and how and when it will impact controlled substance wastage and returns.



Charlotte A. Smith, RPh

Senior Regulatory Advisor, PharmEcology Services, WM Sustainability Services

Smith founded PharmEcology Associates, LLC, in 2000 and sold the company to Waste Management in 2009, where she now works as senior regulatory advisor. She co-founded Capital Returns, Inc., a nationally known pharmaceutical reverse distributor in 1991 and for 10 years served as president and chief regulatory advisor. Smith is a registered pharmacist and a member of the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.


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