Why you should take back those unused or unwanted medications

  • Saturday is the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

      Saturday is the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer

  • Many law enforcement agencies throughout the region have drop boxes for prescription drugs available year round. This is at the Kane County Sheriff's Office in Geneva.

      Many law enforcement agencies throughout the region have drop boxes for prescription drugs available year round. This is at the Kane County Sheriff's Office in Geneva. Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer

  • Many law enforcement agencies throughout the region have drop boxes for prescription drugs available year round. This is at the Kane County Sheriff's Office in Geneva.

      Many law enforcement agencies throughout the region have drop boxes for prescription drugs available year round. This is at the Kane County Sheriff's Office in Geneva. Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer

 
 
Updated 4/28/2022 5:50 PM

On Saturday, people are being asked to empty their medicine chests and cabinets of unwanted or unused medications during the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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