In Washington state, sites are the Walla Walla Police Department and the Pasco Police Department.
If you can not attend the drug take back event on Saturday, the Cape Girardeau Police Department, Jackson Police Department, and Cape County Sheriff's Department have containers in their lobbies, which are open 24 hours a day, every day of the week. Local police stations will have drug drop boxes will be available from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
There are dozens of locations all across the state of SC that will collect unused or unwanted drugs with no questions asked.
That means people can drop off prescription drugs with no questions asked.
In April, Milpitas police and residents assisted the DEA by collecting more than 300 pounds of unwanted drugs in one day.
Dial said abuse of these drugs is a rampant problem in Flathead County, especially as it relates to opioids pain-relieving drugs that include heroin, hydrocodone and morphine among others.
The disposal service is free and anonymous with no questions asked, but the DEA advises it can not accept liquids or sharps of any kind, including needles. Rose urges people to take part, saying statistics show the majority of drugs young people are getting addicted to are coming from a friend or family members or stolen out of the medicine cabinet. "We will do whatever we can to help decrease all-too-common prescription drug abuse, accidental poisonings and overdoses". So far this year almost one million pounds of prescription drugs have been collected. The service is free, easy, and anonymous.
The misuse of unused and expired medications has become a significant public safety issue, according to U.S. Department of Justice.
Cuyahoga County now has more than 40 Rx Drug Drop Boxes located at law enforcement agencies. Overall, in its 13 previous Take Back events, DEA and its partners have taken in over 8.1 million pounds - more than 4,050 tons - of pills, according to the agency.
"Flushing them down the toilet poses potential health concerns".