Local police departments hold drug take-back day on April 27
Several local police departments including Hoffman Estates, Palatine and Rolling Meadows will collect expired, unused and unwanted prescriptions drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, as part of the Drug Enforcement Agency's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The service is free and anonymous. On Sept. 29, 2012, the DEA's state, local, and tribal law enforcement partners, working at more than 5,263 locations, collected 488,395 pounds of prescription medications from the public. More than 2 million pounds have been collected during the past five take-back events. For a complete list of local collection sites, visit www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/.
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