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Local drop-offs for DEA Drug Take Back Day

Local drop-offs for DEA Drug Take Back Day

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BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Clean out your medicine cabinet and help stop prescription drug abuse.

Tomorrow is the Drug Enforcement Administration’s eighth National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

People can bring unwanted, expired or unused prescription medications at local drop off points.

The drugs will safely destroyed, no questions asked.

People can drop their medications between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at the Lummi Nation, Lynden and Mount Vernon police departments.

The DEA has collected almost 3.5 million Lbs. of pills since the take back started in 2010.

The goal is to destroy the drugs so they can’t be stolen or abused.

Go to DEA.gov for the closest drop-off location.

 

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