New Partnership at National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

National Drug Takeback Day Set For Saturday

National Drug Takeback Day Set For Saturday

Winter Park police said it took back more than 800 pounds of prescription drugs during the last collection in the spring. Your old medications can be a lure to criminals looking for drugs to use or sell. Giving more people a chance to clean out, Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The partnership is part of the bi-annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, according to a MWRD press release. This is in line with the Drug Disposal Act, which encourages both public and private entities to provide and develop a variety of safer ways to dispose of prescription drugs in a responsible manner.

Douglas Anders of St. Louis County said that his battle with cancer put him on several prescription drugs. The drop-off locations can not accept needles, mercury thermometers, oxygen containers, chemotherapy or radioactive substances or pressurized canisters like asthma inhalers.Naloxone rescue kits are also available without a prescription at Intermountain Healthcare pharmacies and at participating Associated Foods Store pharmacies.

Deliveries of drugs to DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back Day events are confidential, with no personal information collected and no questions asked.

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PFPD is offering a coupon for a free cup of Krispy Kreme Coffee or an Original Glazed Doughnut to people that participate in their Drug Take Back Event. During the April 2018 effort, MSP posts collected roughly 966 pounds of prescription drugs.

To find the location nearest you, visit the DEA website.

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