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Videos: SB 966: Pharmaceutical drug disposal (most recent first)

Saturday, October 13, 2007

This story from KPIX CBS 5 describes Senator Simitian’s SB 966, a 2006-2007 winner of the “There Oughta Be a Law” contest that helps address the problem of incorrectly disposed prescription medicines.  The video prominently features Rebecca Kassel, the Santa Cruz County high school student who submitted the contest entry that became SB 966.

Video on CBS 5 Website

Monday, September 10, 2007

Senator Simitian speaks on behalf of his bill, SB 966, on the Senator Floor. SB 966 would require the Integrated Waste Management Board to identify and develop model programs for the safe disposal of household generated pharmaceutical waste. (The bill was subsequently passed by the Senate and sent to the Governor.)

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