Turn in your unused, expired medications Saturday for safe disposal

TPD to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

As much as the opioid crisis is born of myriad factors, combatting the misuse of prescription drugs by curtailing prescription lengths and drug quantities is a priority in reducing the number of affected people.

It's an initiative called the National Drug Take-Back Day.

"You hear many times, people have knee surgeries and things like that and they're issued several weeks of opioids and they don't use them and they want to get rid of them".

"This program allows the public to properly dispose of unused, unneeded, or expired medications and narcotics free of charge".

Lt. Smith also says if you do have medications at home, make sure they're in a childproof container, and where others can not reach or find.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's office will be collection medication at the Virginia Sheriff's Office and the Hibbing Police Department.

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The Police Department is located at 407 Center St. Turning over these medications at Take-Back Day events also reduces the risk of accidental poisonings by children, seniors or pets, as well as reduces the risk of drug abuse.

More than 377 pounds of medication has been collected in past events. "We are in the midst of an opioid epidemic".

Studies show a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including home medicine cabinets, according to a news release from Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.

It is time to clean out your medicine cabinet and hand in unused, unneeded and expired medication.

"In Connecticut, the total number of pounds collected previous year was 8,615 pounds and in MA the count total 27,294 pounds of unused or expired drugs that could have done a lot of harm if they fell into the wrong hands". Or an addict, hooked on prescription drugs, may decide to break in and go hunting. Loveland police said items that can not be accepted include needles and Epipens, mercury thermometers, oxygen containers, chemotherapy and radioactive drugs, pressurized canisters and illicit drugs. Both are from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Saturday.

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