April 27th is National Drug Take-Back Day
Point Pleasant, W.Va. – On Saturday, April 27th, law enforcement agencies across the United States will be taking part in a National Drug Take-Back Day. The program is to help people dispose of their unwanted medications in a safe way. You may bring your unused/unwanted prescriptions, cough syrup, and other unwanted over the counter medications to an authorized collection site. These medications – including controlled substances – will be accepted. The DEA has coordinated with state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies to be present to accept the controlled substances.
The DEA asks that you remove all personal identifying information from the prescription bottles. You can either remove the labels or use a black marker and mark out the text on the bottles. It is planned that there will also be special collection containers. If you want to keep your prescription bottles, you may just empty your medications into the special collection containers.
To find a collection site near you, Fruth Pharmacy has created an easy to find link on their website: www.fruthpharmacy.com. Simply click the “Got Drugs” web button, and it will take you to the DEA Collection site locater. Enter in your address or zip code and the nearest collection site will be returned to you. Also, you may visit your local Fruth Pharmacy for more information. Each Fruth Pharmacy will have a poster displayed in the store directing you to the nearest collection site. If you have any questions, please feel free to speak with the friendly staff at your Fruth Pharmacy.
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