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25 October 2018
Drug Enforcement Agency's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Major Richard L. Mazzone
Troop K Commander
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, to be held on Saturday October 27, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposal, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.  The Take Back Day provides an opportunity for Americans to prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths.

This is a great opportunity for those who missed previous events, or who have subsequently accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, to dispose of those medications easily and safely.

For more information, including a Collection Site Locator, public service announcements, resources and treatment information, please visit DEA's website

Troop K Headquarters will continue to accept prescription drugs at our collection box located at the front lobby of Troop K Headquarters 2541 Route 44, Salt Point, NY 12571.  Please call (845) 677-7300 if you have any questions pertaining to dropping off unwanted presecription medication at Troop K Headquarters.

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