The purpose of this chapter is to:
(1) Establish a single uniform, statewide system of regulation for safe and secure collection and disposal of medicines through a uniform drug take-back program, operated and funded by drug manufacturers, and regulated by the department of health consistent with chapter 69.48
(2) Establish criteria and an approval process for program operators to operate a drug take-back program under chapter 69.48
(3) Ensure every covered manufacturer whose drugs are sold in or into Washington complies with chapter 69.48
RCW and this chapter.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 69.48.180
. WSR 19-14-090, § 246-480-010, filed 7/1/19, effective 8/1/19.]