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Reverse Distributor Meeting

July 16, 2015; Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City – Arlington, Virginia


The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) hosted a Reverse Distributor Meeting on July 16, 2015. The meeting was held at the Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City, Arlington, Virginia. The purpose of this meeting was to assist reverse distributors in understanding the new regulations with further explanation on the associated recordkeeping, reporting, and security requirements.

Conference Report

Ruth A. Carter, Section Chief, Liaison & Policy Section, DEA HQ, served as the moderator. Ms. Carter opened the conference by welcoming everyone to Arlington, Virginia and provided some administrative announcements. She also did an overview presentation on "Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010".

Kristen Fitzgerald, Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery, EPA Recycling and Generator Branch, presented "EPA Regulations for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals".

Michael Stevens, Transportation Regulation Specialist, Department of Transportation.

The meeting concluded with a short Q&A session and closing remarks by Ms. Carter.

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