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DEA to Host Nationwide Drug Take-Back Day
October 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will host its 21st National Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday, Oct. 23 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. This semi-annual event provides an opportunity to help prevent the misuse and/or diversion of prescription drugs by safely disposing unwanted, unused, and expired medications at collection sites throughout the nation. Click HERE for a searchable database of participating collection sites near you, and materials – including public service announcements – to help promote Take-Back Day in your community. The DEA reported that more than 420 tons of prescription medications were collected at more than 5,000 sites nationwide during its last Take-Back, held in April.