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Saturday, December 5, 2020

KPD collects 45lbs of unused/expired medication

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?DEA area collection topped out at 45,000 lbs …
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Recently the Kennedale Police Department held its semi-annual prescription drug take back day.? This is part of a national program, the DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. {{more:? continue …}}
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The program aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.
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Kennedale officers collected 45 pounds of unused or expired medication, and the DEA Dallas Field Division (North Texas and Oklahoma) collected more than 37,000 pounds in total.
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National results overall …?
  • 4,898 Law Enforcement Units participated
  • 6,174 Collection sites across the nation
  • 441.5 Tons collected?
The next event is scheduled for Saturday, April 25, 2020.
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