Unwanted medications are disposed during a 2008 prescription drug collection at Streu's Pharmacy/Bay Natural in Green Bay.
At least once a week, about 25 pounds of unwanted medications fill up an orange drop-off box in the lobby of the Green Bay Police Department.
"From Viagra to Pepto-Bismol, we get it all," officer Dave Schmitz, who oversees the department's drug disposal efforts, said of the range of medicines treating everything from impotence to upset stomachs.
A steady increase of expired and unused medications are collected at the police department while the federal government works to come up with a plan that may allow for some pharmacies to accept those drugs, he said. ...