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KPD collects 45lbs of unused/expired medication

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?DEA area collection topped out at 45,000 lbs …
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 …}}
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.
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.
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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