Maryville Public Safety taking back unwanted prescription drugs on April 30

Posted April 26, 2016 at 6:50 pm

 From 10 am to 2 pm, on April 30 Maryville Public Safety and the Drug Enforcement Administration, DEA, will give the public its 11th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

Bring your pills for disposal to Maryville Public Safety at 222 East Third. The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Last September, Americans turned in 350 tons, over 702,000 pounds, of prescription drugs at more than 5,000 sites operated by the DEA and more than 3,800 of its state and local law enforcement partners. Overall, in its 10 previous Take Back events, DEA and its

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