More than eight tons of prescription medications will never be misused thanks to the DEA’s Prescription Drug Take Back Day initiative. That amount was collectively gathered by the Indiana State Police as well as federal and local government agencies.Continue reading
In order to help curb the misuse of prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications, the Indiana State Police and local agencies will be teaming up with the DEA for the bi-annual ‘Drug Take-Back Day’ this weekend.Continue reading
As prescription drug abuse grips the nation, it’s important not to become part of the statistic.Continue reading
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.
Last week’s Prescription Drug Take Back Event resulted in nearly 1,400 pounds of unwanted drugs being collected by Indiana State Police. That’s not counting those collected by 36 other law enforcement agencies around the state who took part in the event, including the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and the Bremen Police Department. Continue reading
Many law enforcement agencies around the country are teaming up for a Prescription Drug Take Back Event on Saturday. This will be the 11th nationwide Drug Take Back Day. It’s sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration and aims to prevent drug abuse and theft by helping people properly dispose of their prescription drugs. Continue reading
Residents can drop off expired or unused prescription medications to law enforcement for proper disposal at any of the Indiana State Police posts. Over 320 tons of prescription medications were collected nationwide last October. During this event new or used needles will not be accepted. Pills, cough syrup and other unwanted medications can be deposited for disposal.
For state police post locations, visit http://www.in.gov/isp/2382.htm.