Michigan State Police Posts collect more than 284 pounds of prescription drugs

The Michigan State Police (MSP) Metro North and Metro South Posts collected a total of 284 pounds of prescription drugs during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day held April 30.

The MSP partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and other agencies for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to provide a safe, convenient and responsible venue for disposing of unwanted and unused prescription drugs.

All 29 MSP posts participated in the one-day effort collecting a total of 1,189 pounds of prescription drugs.

Anyone who were not able to participate on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day can anonymously surrender their unused and unwanted medications for destruction at any MSP post, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding holidays. The service is free and anonymous with no questions asked.

Collection sites across the state can be found by going to www.dea.gov.
 

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