A fisherman off the coast of Bonita Springs, Florida thinks he has a pretty nice catch. As he reels in a four-foot shark, his catch is stolen by an even bigger fish. A massive grouper pulls the shark
A massive grouper steals a four-foot shark from a fisherman's line off the coast of Florida.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -
The Drug Enforcement Administration will hold its seventh drug
take-back event at numerous sites across Arizona to help rid of potentially
harmful prescription medications.
DEA officials said public participation in these events is at an
all-time high after its six prior events in three years.
The public can dispose of old and unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday,
Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Injectables and needles will not be accepted.
overwhelmingly to DEA's six previous Take-Back Day events, disposing of over 48,000
pounds of pharmaceutical drugs in the past three years," DEA Special Agent in Charge
Doug Coleman said. "We know that young people consider controlled-
substance prescription drugs, like Vicodin, to be a safer way to get high, but
they couldn't be more wrong. By removing unwanted prescription drugs from
their homes, the public helps prevent experimentation, addiction, overdose and
The service is free and anonymous.
Nearly6.8 million Americans
currently abuse prescription drugs, twice the number of those abusing cocaine,
hallucinogens, heroin and inhalants combined,
according to the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Officials
said most of those drugs are obtained through friends and family, including from medicine cabinets.
The public can find a nearby collection site at www.dea.gov, or call (800) 882-9539.