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Agencies to collect unwanted drugs in countywide safety campaign


Last updated 10/28/2017 at Noon

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County residents who want to get rid of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs can discard them today, Saturday, Oct. 28, at a variety of locations countywide (see below) during a ``Drug Take-Back Day'' organized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

The effort, in which local law enforcement agencies partner with the DEA, is intended to highlight the importance of taking commonly abused drugs out of circulation.

“This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue,'' according to a DEA statement. “Medicines that languish in...

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