UAPD to host drug take-back event - Tucson News Now

UAPD to host drug take-back event

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The public can dispose of unwanted or unused medications at a free prescription drug take-back event hosted by the University of Arizona Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Participants can bring prescription medications, pills or tablets in original plastic containers to UAPD at 1852 E. 1st Street on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The anonymous service is an opportunity put on by the department to help prevent pill abuse and theft.

The department asks participants to remove personal information from prescription labels. No aerosols, inhalers, liquid products, intra-venous solutions, injectables, syringes or glass containers will be accepted. Officials said all solid dosage pharmaceutical products in consumer containers may be accepted.

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