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Safe Disposal of Unused Medication

Safe Disposal of Unused Medicines


On October 26th, 2013, the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Department of Justice, will coordinate a collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from our nation’s medicine cabinets. Collection activities will take place from 10:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. at sites established throughout the country. To find out more, visit the Take Back page.