Realtors® and Prescription Drug Safety

it's easy to not recognize a relationship between real estate and prescription drug theft and abuse. But the truth is that beyond the enormous preparation Realtors® go through to ensure a house is ready for sale, there could be a danger lurking in the bathroom cabinet.

EDUCATE

Take the initiative to educate clients about the proper ways to dispose of prescription medication before opening a house to potential buyers.

SECURE

Just as you would advise clients to lock up any valuable like jewelry—prescription drugs, regardless of what they are prescribed for, should be locked away and inaccessible long before a house is ready for showing.

DISPOSE

There are a number of safe, dependable ways to dispose of unwanted or expired medication. You can find a list of approved drop boxes with the American Medicine Chest Challenge.

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In the press ...

NJ Realtors® Launch Campaign Against False Home Buyers Looking to Score Drugs

February 22, 2019

Homes are being Targeted

February 20, 2019

Statewide Campaign Launched to Secure Medicines in the Home

February 19, 2019