MPD holds drug take-back April 26 at Target

Keep unused drugs out of wrong hands

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MILTON, Ga. – The Milton Police Department will take part in the eighth installment of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Target on Ga. 9 in Milton.

The Target is located at 13057 Ga. 9. All forms of prescription drugs will be taken, no matter how old. Please note, no liquids or syringes will be accepted.

During the last DEA-led National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Nov. 2, 2013, agencies collected 647,211 pounds (324 tons) of expired and unwanted medications for safe and proper disposal at the 5,683 take-back sites that were available in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.

For more information, contact Milton Community Outreach Officer Ara Baronian at 678-242-2527 or ara.baronian@cityofmiltonga.us.

MH 04-23-14