This fella needs more drop-box friends.
Only 16 out of 219 pharmacies in southwestern Virginia have medication drop-boxes – like me! That's just 7%.
As you likely know, in-store drop-boxes help prevent drugs from being stolen, abused or flushed into our water supply.
Help us get more of me.
It's a bit lonely 'round here!
A VIRGINIA CASE STUDY
See who's doing
the right thing
in this 26-county neighborhood of southern Virginia.
Easy and convenient point-of-sale disposal of medications is integral to keeping drugs oﬀ the streets and preventing accidents and addiction.
# of boxes
# of stores
(Includes 4 Targets)
(Includes 2 Sam's Clubs)
(9 are Rite Aid stores)
Total # stores: 145
# drop-boxes: 6
of our chainstore
Independent pharmacies are not affiliated with a chain or franchise and are typically locally-owned.
Total #: 57
# drop-boxes: 10
Farm Fresh Pharmacy
# of boxes
# of stores
Total # stores: 18
# drop-boxes: 0
of our local franchise
So far, independent pharmacies are a step
ahead in doing
the right thing.
Ask your pharmacist to provide a medication disposal drop-box where you buy your prescriptions. Ask your family and friends to speak up too!
61 CVS pharmacies
free medication disposal powder. A strong move, headed in the right direction. Find more info here.
CVS operates Target's pharmacies.
Walmart owns Sam's Club.
Walgreens recently acquired RiteAid.
out of 17 franchise pharmacies.
out of 57
Carilion Franklin Memorial Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Carilion Clinic Pharmacy Roanoke, VA 24016
Carilion Clinic Pharmacy Roanoke, VA 24014
Carilion Clinic Pharmacy Salem, VA 24153
Carilion Clinic Pharmacy Pearisburg, VA 24134
Carilion Clinic Pharmacy Lexington, VA 24450
Hot Springs Pharmacy Hot Springs, VA 24445
Ransens Drug Store Buchanan, VA 24066
Rustburg Family Pharmacy Rustburg, VA 24588
Starling Pharmacy Martinsville, VA 24112
Timberlake Family Pharmacy Lynchburg, VA 24502
Market Street Pharmacy New Castle, VA 24127
of our independent
Sheriff and Police stations
in the same 26 counties providingmedication disposal drop-boxes:
Help us make some noise.
You can help!
Tell your pharmacist you want a medication drop-box inside the store where you buy your prescriptions. Ask your family and friends to do the same. Speaking up on this subject could quite possibly save a life.
Support us. This is the "low hanging fruit" of the addiction crisis. Your contribution will help us turn this into a national movement.