Elmira/Corning Regional Airport
Sen. Schumer Pushes Drug Take-Back Program
Written By: Candice Cole
Senator Chuck Schumer is hoping to see drug take-back programs in local communities. He's pushing a bill that would allow pharmacies to host community take-back drug programs. However, before that can happen, the Drug Enforcement Agency needs to change regulations in the current Drug Disposal Act. Senator Schumer says thieves who break into homes are more likely to steal drugs than jewelry.