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Nevada News: LAS VEGAS, U.S. Attorney’s Office And DEA Announce Significant Milestone During 16th National Prescription Take Back Day

Americans dropped off unused pills reaching a program total of nearly 11 million pounds LAS VEGAS, Nev. – With the robust participation of Americans nationwide, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and its law enforcement partners have now surpassed its 10 million pound goal and collected nearly 11 million pounds of unused, unwanted, or expired prescription … Continue reading Nevada News: LAS VEGAS, U.S. Attorney’s Office And DEA Announce Significant Milestone During 16th National Prescription Take Back Day

North Carolina News: CHARLOTTE, Record Breaking 29,992 Pounds Of Prescription Drugs Collected In North Carolina During 16th National Take-Back Day

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced today that 29,992 pounds of unwanted, unused or expired medications were collected across North Carolina during the 16th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which was held on Saturday, October 27, 2018. This is the highest total collected in North Carolina since the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) began … Continue reading North Carolina News: CHARLOTTE, Record Breaking 29,992 Pounds Of Prescription Drugs Collected In North Carolina During 16th National Take-Back Day

Ohio News: More than 22 tons of prescription medication were returned in Ohio as part of DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back events last month

Ohio – More than 22 tons of prescription medication were returned in Ohio as part of DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back events last month. The DEA’s Detroit Field Division, servicing Michigan and Ohio collected a total of 69,584 pounds of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs. The state of Ohio collected 45,206 pounsd, while … Continue reading Ohio News: More than 22 tons of prescription medication were returned in Ohio as part of DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back events last month

VIRGINIA News: Roanoke, Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday, October 27, 2018

This Weekend’s Event is the 16th Annual Collection Roanoke, VIRGINIA – United States Attorney Thomas T. Cullen announced that the United States Attorney’s Office is proud to partner with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, the Roanoke Area Youth Substance Abuse Coalition (RAYSAC), the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Western Virginia Water Authority to … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Roanoke, Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday, October 27, 2018

Ohio DOJ News: Ohioans turn in more than 20 tons of unused medication during Drug Take Back Day

Ohio saw a 13 percent increase in medication collected during Drug Take Back Day last month. Approximately 40,509 pounds of unused, unwanted or expired prescription pills were turned in in Ohio on April 28.  That’s an increase from 35,797 pounds collected last fall. Americans nationwide did their part to drop off a record number of … Continue reading Ohio DOJ News: Ohioans turn in more than 20 tons of unused medication during Drug Take Back Day