More than 1,300 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs were collected by the Indiana State Police, during Saturday’s Take Back initiative. Locally, 41 pounds of medications were turned in at the Bremen Post, while the Lowell Post collected 25 pounds. Several local law enforcement agencies also took part.
Saturday’s event was the 14th nationwide Prescription Drug Take Back organized by the Drug Enforcement Administration. It aims to prevent drug abuse and theft by helping people properly dispose of their prescription drugs.