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Liberal Police Dept. Participates in National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

KSCB News - April 25, 2016 11:12 am

On April 30, 2016, the Liberal Police Department will be joining forces with the Drug Enforcement Administration in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative. This program addresses the vital public safety and public health issue of what to do with unused prescription drugs.

Studies show that a majority of abused and accidental poisonings are caused by unused prescription medications that are stored in the family medicine cabinet. Improper disposal such as flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash pose a serious health and safety hazard.

The Liberal Police Department will be collecting unused or expired prescription drugs at Dillons located at 1417 N. Kansas Avenue and Walgreens located at 10 W. 15 th Street from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on April 30, 2016. Bring in any unused or expired prescription medications to either location for proper disposal. Only pills and patches will be accepted. We are unable to accept liqu

 

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