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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Oct. 22 in Johns Creek

September 30, 2016

Take Back DrugsGet rid of your expired, unwanted or unused pharmaceutical drugs on Saturday, Oct. 22, during the Drug Enforcement Administration's 'National Take Back' initiative in Johns Creek.

Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., anyone with expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medicines can turn them in anonymously for safe disposal to the JCPD stationed in the parking lot of Target, 5950 State Bridge Road in Johns Creek. Needles and fluids will not be accepted.

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 (re disposal of prescription drugs.)

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