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APRIL 25, 2020 IS NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

Posted at January 30, 2020 | By : | Categories : Blog | Comments Off on APRIL 25, 2020 IS NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

The last event held in October of 2019 The Take Back event brought in 882,919 pounds (Almost 442 Tons) of unused or expired prescription medications and vape devices. This brings the total amount of prescription drugs collected by the DEA since the fall of 2010 to nearly 12.7 million pounds. If your community is interested in signing up to be a collection site please contact the DEA Office.

https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html

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