S. 2578: Reducing Unused Medications Act of 2016


Feb 24, 2016


Referred to Committee on Feb 24, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 24, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Elizabeth Warren

Senior Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Feb 24, 2016
Length: 3 pages


1% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

H.R. 4599 (same title)
Passed House — May 11, 2016

About the bill

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A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to permit certain partial fillings of prescriptions.

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Feb 24, 2016

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