August 13, 2015

DEA Announces 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event

The Drug Enforcement Administration announced that the 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back will take place September 26th from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

As with the previous nine Take-Back events, sites will be set up throughout communities nationwide so local residents can return their unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal.

Collection sites in every local community can be found by going to This site will be continuously updated with new take-back locations.

In the previous nine Take-Back events nationwide from 2010-2014, DEA officials said more than 2,000 tons of unwanted medication were collected.  

Is your coalition participating in a DEA Take Back? 

Find collection sites and more information here. 


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