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Retailers Bolster Push To Exempt Nicotine Products From RCRA Mandates

September 11, 2017
Chain drug stores and two pharmaceutical companies are pointing to new studies to bolster previous arguments urging EPA to exempt low-concentration nicotine products, such as gums and patches, from regulation as an acute hazardous waste under federal waste law -- a move they say would reduce regulatory requirements on retailers. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) and two manufacturers of low-nicotine products submitted supplemental comments to EPA on its proposed waste pharmaceutical rule recently, asking the agency to...

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