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National Rx take-back day - Oct. 22

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is hosting its next national prescription drug Take-Back Day this Saturday (Oct. 22) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Click HERE for a list of participating collection sites in Ohio. Download posters, handouts and other promotional materials HERE. In April, Ohioans turned in 36,408 pounds of unused/unwanted/expired medications at 234 collection sites statewide. Nationwide, the event yielded a record 893,498 pounds, according to a DEA media release.

For tips on proper medication disposal, a free community toolkit, and to learn more about how Ohio is fighting to stem the tide of opiate addiction, visit the Governor’s Cabinet Opiate Action Team website.

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