PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE
AN ORDINANCE GOVERNING THE SAFE DISPOSAL OF PHARMACEUTICALS
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 46 Law Enforcement, Article II, Sheriff, Division 4, Pharmaceutical Disposal Program, Sections 46-101 - 46 119 is hereby enacted as follows:
Sec. 46-101 -Short Title.
This Division shall be known and may be cited as the Cook County Safe Disposal of Pharmaceuticals Ordinance.
Sec. 46-102 - Definitions.
For the purposes of this Division, the following definitions apply:
Board means the Board of Commissioners of Cook County, Illinois.
Collection Plan means a plan for the collection, transportation and disposal of Unwanted Covered Drugs required under Sec. 46-104 of this Division that is created by the Director.
County means Cook County, Illinois.
County residents mean human beings residing in the County.
Collector means a Person approved by the Director to gather Unwanted Covered Drugs from County residents for the purpose of collection, transportation, and disposal.
Covered Drug means a Drug sold, offered for sale or distribution in Cook County in pill, capsule, solid dosage, tablet, suppository, bolus, lozenge, implant, strip, powder and/or pellet form used by County residents, including prescription, nonprescription, brand name and generic drugs. Notwithstanding the previous sentence, "Covered Drug" does not include:
(1) vitamins or supplements;
(2) herbal-based remedies and homeopathic drugs, products, or remedies;
(3) cosmetics, shampoos, sunscreens, toothpaste, lip balm, antiperspirants, or other personal care products that are regulated as both cosmetics and nonprescription drugs under the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (Title 21 U.S.C. Chapter 9);
(4) Drugs for which Producers provide a pharmaceutical product collection or take-back program as part of a federal Food and Drug Administration-managed risk evaluation and mitigation stra...Click here for full text