Drug take-back effort set in St. Louis County

5 years 5 months 1 week ago Wednesday, September 17 2014 Sep 17, 2014 Wednesday, September 17, 2014 3:46:00 AM CDT September 17, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

CLAYTON (AP) - Preventing unused prescription drugs from becoming available for abuse is the goal of a drug take-back initiative planned for later this month in St. Louis County.

St. Louis County police and the Drug Enforcement Administration are teaming up on the effort from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27. Expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs can be dropped off at several locations. The DEA will dispose of the collected drugs. The service is free and anonymous.

County police will conduct collections at four sites:

 

  • The North County Recreation Complex at 2577 Redman Road
  • The Mehlville substation, 3229 Lemay Ferry Road
  • The city of Fenton precinct, 625 New Smizer Mill Road 
  • The city of Clarkson substation, 15933 Clayton Road

 

Additional sites in the county are listed on the DEA's website.

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