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Milton Police Will Take Your Old Prescription Drugs

The police department will be at Target on Highway 9 on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. so residents can dispose of unwanted medications.

Credit: Drug Enforcement Administration.
Credit: Drug Enforcement Administration.
The Milton Police Department will soon allow residents to drop off unused prescription drugs as part of a nationwide campaign to properly dispose of these medications. 

The agency will participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26.

The agency will set up shop at Target at 13055 Highway 9. 

All forms of prescription drugs, excluding liquids and syringes, will be taken.

During the previous national take back day on Nov. 2, agencies collected 647,211 pounds (324 tons) of expired and unwanted medications for safe and proper disposal at the 5,683 sites in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. 

For more information, contact Community Outreach Officer Ara Baronian at 678-242-2527or ara.baronian@cityofmiltonga.us. You can also visit the DEA's website to find other drug take back sites.

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