Dispose of Unused Prescription Medicine on Saturday
Lawrenceville Patch - almost 5 years
Editor's Note: The following is a news release issued by the Mercer County Sheriff's Office.
Mercer County Sheriff Jack Kemler, in coordination with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mercer County Administration Building, 640 S. Broad St., Trenton. Parking will be available in the lot in front of the building.
This is a great opportunity for people who have accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, to safely dispose of those medications.
Americans that participated in the DEA’s third National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on October 29, 2011, turned in more than 377,086 pounds (188.5 tons) of unwanted or expired medications for safe and proper disposal at the 5,327 take-back sites that were available in all 50 states and U.S. territories.
When the results of the three prior Take-Back Days are combined, the DEA, and its sta
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