The Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act was passed in 2010 and implemented in 2014 to help reduce drug abuse, addiction and provide businesses and communities a safe and secure way to properly dispose of unused, expired medications. Up to 17% of prescribed medications goes unused, and if improperly disposed, could contribute to drug diversion and environmental problems.
With the legalization of marijuana across several states, there is a need for the disposal of cannabis and products when traveling. Our cabinets provide airports a solution for travelers to conveniently dispose of marijuana without any questions.
In November of 2000, The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act was signed into law, due to occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens from accidental sharps injuries in healthcare and other occupational settings causing serious problems. Since then, needle disposal has become an increasing public health concern. Approximately 9 million people who use needles, syringes, lancets, auto injectors, injection pens, infusion sets, or connection needles/sets to receive medication—will administer at least 3 billion injections outside of healthcare facilities. If any of their sharps are disposed of improperly it can lead to injury and the spread of infectious disease.