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Drug Take-Back Day set for Saturday in Kennedale

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The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. {{more: continue ..}}
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The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet. The DEA?s Take Back Day events provide an opportunity for Americans to prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths.
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Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands. That’s dangerous and often tragic. That’s why it was great to see thousands of folks from across the country clean out their medicine cabinets and turn in – safely and anonymously – a record amount of prescription drugs.
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Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, leading to potential accidental poisoning, misuse, and overdose. Proper disposal of unused drugs saves lives and protects the environment.?

Clean out

your medicine/kitchen cabinet a bring unused or expired medication to the

Kennedale Police Department at 401 Municipal Drive, Kennedale, TX 76060.

Medication will be accepted from 10am to 2pm, Saturday, April 27, 2019. No questions asked.

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