California says: 'Please don't flush the pharmaceuticals'

In recent times, water supplies around the country have been shown to contain increasingly high levels of pharmaceutical products. That means drugs in the river, or more alarmingly, perhaps even in the drinking water. Now, the state of California has issued a warning to its 36 million residents asking them not to flush their unused drugs down the toilet or drain, but rather to dump them at special collection sites. Article

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