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Dispose of old, unused drugs at 'Take Back Day' April 26

March 25, 2014

Got drugsDispose of old or unused pharmaceutical drugs on Saturday, April 26, at Target in Johns Creek as part of the Johns Creek Police and Drug Enforcement Administration's 'National Take Back' initiative.

Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., anyone with expired, unwanted, or excess pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medicines can turn them in anonymously to JCPD officers in the parking lot of Target, 5950 State Bridge Rd., in Johns Creek.

The event, sponsored by the Johns Creek Police Department in conjunction with the DEA, is designed to: reduce prescription drug abuse; reduce the risk of prescription drugs entering the water (DO NOT FLUSH drugs down the toilet); and help people comply with the law regarding disposal of prescription drugs.

For more information, please contact JCPD Community Services at 678-474-1607.