Recycling expensive medication: why not?

@article{Pomerantz2004RecyclingEM,
  title={Recycling expensive medication: why not?},
  author={Jay M. Pomerantz},
  journal={MedGenMed : Medscape general medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          4
        }
}
New (and proposed) advances in packaging, preserving, labeling, and verifying product integrity of individual tablets and capsules may allow for the recycling of certain expensive medicines. Previously sold, but unused, medication, if brought back to special pharmacies for resale or donation, may provide a low-cost source of patent-protected medicines. Benefits of such a program go beyond simply providing affordable medication to the poor. This article suggests that medicine recycling may be a… CONTINUE READING
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