Oct 26, 2013 1:24 PM by Scott Oathout

National Prescription Take-Back Day

Saturday is National Prescription Take-Back day, with local agencies collecting old and unused prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Tucson Police Department is holding their events at the Hardesty Service Center at 1100 S. Alvernon and Santa Cruz Substation at 4410 S. Park.

The Pima County Sheriff's Department will be at the Safeway at 2940 W. Valencia Road.

University of Arizona Police will be collecting prescription drugs at their headquarters located at 1852 E. 1st Street.

And Oro Valley Police will be at the Target store at Oracle Road and 1st Avenue.

For a list of all the drop off locations across Arizona, please click on the link: www.dea.gov and click on the "Got Drugs?" icon.

Police want to remind people the following items will not be accepted: Metal or glass inhalers, syringes, epi-pens, patches, creams, liquids, and diabetic test strips.


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