St. Louis County police, DEA team on drug take-back effort

3 years 8 months 3 weeks ago Friday, September 25 2015 Sep 25, 2015 Friday, September 25, 2015 5:19:00 AM CDT September 25, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

CLAYTON (AP) - St. Louis County police are partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration in an effort to get unused prescription drugs out of homes.

A drug take-back initiative is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Police said the goal is to prevent unused prescription medication from becoming available for abuse, and away from the water supply.

Police and the DEA will collect potentially dangerous, expired and unused or unwanted drugs for destruction. The service is free and anonymous.

The drugs can be dropped off at six sites throughout the county.

 

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