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Sheriff’s office taking unwanted prescriptions [UPDATED]

Published 9:31am Friday, April 19, 2013 Updated 11:36am Friday, April 19, 2013

ELBOW LAKE – Residents in Grant County can bring expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office Monday through Friday, April 26. The service is free and anonymous, according to the Ashby-Dalton Post.

Teaming with the Drug Enforcement Administration, the sheriff’s office looks to prevent pill abuse and theft, which is a vital public safety and health issue.

Last year, Americans turned in 244 tons of prescriptions drugs at over 5,200 sites operated by the DEA and its state and local partners.

 

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