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DEA’s 12th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day


If you take a look in your medicine cabinet, there's a good chance you'll find a bottle of unwanted, unused or expired prescription drugs. But you can't simply throw them in the garbage. Controlled substances like prescription drugs need to be properly disposed of.

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, to be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This is a safe, legal and convenient opportunity to get rid of any unwanted prescription drugs. This only happens once per year, so the DEA encourages everyone to take advantage of this event while it is available.

For more information, including a Collection Site Locator and a Partnership Toolbox, please visit the DEA's website for this event