Unused prescriptions pile up on Drug Take-Back day

Sites across state collect medications for safe disposal

Posted: April 28, 2013 at 2:28 a.m.

Law enforcement officers and volunteers across the country stood ready Saturday to accept unused prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, a program organized through the federal Drug Enforcement Administration’s Office of Diversion Control.

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