CPD says it can no longer dispose prescription medication

4 years 3 months 1 week ago Friday, June 05 2015 Jun 5, 2015 Friday, June 05, 2015 4:55:00 PM CDT June 05, 2015 in News
By: Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - People looking to throw away their prescription medicine will no longer be able to do it at the Columbia Police Department.

CPD said Friday guidelines by the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Natural Resources don't allow the police department to dispose of prescription medicine.

CPD said people can still throw away prescriptions at the city's household hazardous waste facility at 1313 Lakeview Ave. on the first and third Saturdays of the month through November 21, excluding July 4.

 

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