Preston Drug

Fifth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

On Saturday, September 29, 2012, the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) has scheduled a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event provides a safe and easy way to dispose of expired or unwanted prescription drugs. Following are some figures on the initiative:
  • 1.5 million pounds of unused or expired medication nationally removed from public circulation
  • 13,965 pounds removed from Idaho
  • Fourth event removed 552,161 pounds on a national level with Idaho contributing 4,245 pounds
Refer to the following website for further information and posts on event locations.
http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov