State Police Posts to Collect Unwanted Medicine

By: News 10
By: News 10

The Michigan State Police (MSP) will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and other local law enforcement agencies for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to provide a venue for citizens to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs.

MSP's 29 posts will participate in the one-day 'Take-Back' effort between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, by serving as drop-off points for citizens to discard expired, unused and unwanted medications for destruction. No liquids, inhalers, patches or syringes will be accepted. The service is free and anonymous with no questions asked.

"It is important for Michigan residents to have a safe and confidential way to dispose of unwanted or unused prescription drugs," said Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue, director of the MSP. "Take-Back Day provides a convenient way for them to do so and helps prevent potential hazards of the misuse of these medications."

Click on the link below to search drop-off site locations in your area.


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