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Local Police Departments host Drug Take Back Day

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Unwanted prescription drugs can be a hassle to dispose of. It’s not safe to leave them in medicine cabinets past their expiration date, and flushing them down a drain could pollute our water supply. Simply throwing them in the trash could land them in the hands of someone looking to abuse them.

Thankfully, our local communities are sponsoring prescription drug Take Back Days to give residents a way to safely and responsibly dispose of unwanted prescription drugs.

The sites will accept prescription and over-the-counter tablets and capsules, liquid medications, inhalers, creams and ointments, nasal sprays and pet medications. Not accepted are intravenous and injectable solutions as well as needles. Prescription medicines can be in their original prescription bottles with the label removed or can be placed in plastic bags.

When

Saturday April 30, 2016
10am – 2pm

Where

You’re invited to join the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office and the Police Chiefs Association of Montgomery County for one of the following drug Take Back Days:

  • Abington Township Police Department, 1166 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
  • Cheltenham Township Police Department, 8230 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027
  • Jenkintown Borough Police Department, 700 Summit Ave., Jenkintown, PA 19046