National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day (Oct 29, 2011)

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and its national and community partners will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  On Saturday, October 29th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time, DEA and its partners will hold another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at sites nationwide.  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

More information and collection sites can be found at National Take Back Initiative.

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day (April 30, 2011)

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and its national and community partners will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  On Saturday, April 30th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time, DEA and its partners will hold their second National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at sites nationwide.  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

More information and collection sites can be found at National Take Back Initiative.

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Medication Disposal Day in Hamilton, OH (Sept 18, 2010)

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Butler County is holding a Medication Disposal Day on Saturday, September 18, 2010 from 10am – 2pm.  Medications thrown out or left in your medicine chest can fall into the wrong hands, and can be abused, sold or traded.  96% of unintentional poisoning deaths in Ohio are due to drugs and medications.  Pharmaceutical contamination of water can have a negative impact on the ecosystem. 

What:  Drop off unused and/or expired prescription and over-the-counter medication (preferably in the original containers).  No questions asked.  Law Enforcement officers will collect then dispose of medications and containers in a safe environmentally-friendly manner, according to local EPA guidelines.

 Where:  Hamilton Police Department.  331 S. Front Street.  Hamilton, OH 45011

Middletown
Holy Trinity Center
201 Clark Street

West Chester
West Chester Medical Center
770 University Dr.

Fairfield Township
Fairfield Township Police Dept.
6485 Vonnie Vale Court 

Liberty Township
Park & Ride Shelter
Cincinnati-Dayton/Yankee Rds. 

Monroe
Kroger
3033 Heritage Green Drive

View/Print Medication Disposal Day Hamilton 2010 Flyer

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