New Hampshire Pharmacies May Establish Drug Take-Back Programs Under New Law
Retail pharmacies in New Hampshire are authorized to establish pharmaceutical drug take-back programs if their program meets certain federal requirements.
House Bill (HB) 1490 was signed into law by Governor Maggie Hassan and is effective August 6, 2016. Under HB 1490, a registered pharmacy may establish a drug take-back program to collect controlled and non-controlled pharmaceutical drugs.
New Hampshire RSA 318-E:1 defines “pharmaceutical drug” as a prescription or OTC drug, including controlled drugs.