Sharps Compliance Announces Fall 2017 Scholarship Winners

Sharps Compliance has selected winners for its Fall 2017 Scholarship Contest. The contest was open to undergraduate students studying healthcare at an accredited university this Fall. First, second, and third prize winners won $1,500, $1,000, and $750 scholarships, respectively.

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The Need to Incinerate Discarded Pharmaceuticals

There has been an explosion of news coverage recently concerning issues with pharmaceuticals. There is an opioid epidemic, causing concerns for the proper management of opioids — mostly prescribed pills of pain relief opioids like Vicodin and Oxycontin. There is also a high level of environmental concern reflecting the disposal of medications of all types, as there are many studies that have been completed on the impacts of human-use pharmaceuticals on water habitats.

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Sharps Compliance Scholarship Deadline June 16

The deadline for Sharps Compliance’s semiannual scholarship is Friday, June 16, 2017. Undergraduate students studying healthcare at an accredited university this Fall are eligible to participate. First, second, and third prize winners will be selected to win $1,500, $1,000, and $750 scholarships, respectively.

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