VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Wal-Mart is stepping up in the fight against the deadly drug epidemic.
The company is offering a new way to dispose of leftover prescription opioid pills.
News 10 stopped by the Wal-Mart located on State Road 46 to learn more. All Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will be giving out a product called Dispose-Rx.
It turns medications into a biodegradable gel. This disposal solution will be provided at no cost to customers.
Pharmacists can counsel anyone getting an opioid prescription on its use.