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Google Maps Can Now Help People Find Nearest Drug Disposal Locations

Google Maps will combat the opioid crisis in the United States by showing users the location of the nearest drug disposals. The company partnered with government agencies and pharmacies to collect unused prescription medication and combat opioid abuse.

Medicine February 22, 2019

Oct. 27 Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: Properly Dispose Of Old Unused Prescription Drugs

Oct. 27 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Last April's take back event brought in nearly a million pounds of unused pills from across the country.

Public Health October 27, 2018

Facebook bans DEA from creating fake profiles for sting operations

Facebook tells the DEA to stop creating fake accounts. The scolding was prompted when a woman filed suit, alleging a federal agent created a fake account from images on her cell phone to aid in an investigation.

Internet October 21, 2014

Facebook prohibits DEA from creating fake profiles to catch criminals

In a letter to the DEA, Facebook writes that the agency can no longer use fake Facebook accounts to catch criminal activity.

Internet Culture October 20, 2014

U.S. expands prescription drugs return program

To curb abuse, the DEA is expanding its prescription drug return program, includes more facilities patients can turn to get rid of unused medication.

Life September 9, 2014

Why did the NSA create its own Google?

The National Security Agency created its own ‘Google-like’ search engine that shares more that 850 billion civilian records with the government. The NSA can legally invade your privacy and does not need congressional approval to use the search engine.

Internet Culture August 26, 2014

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