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DEA Drug Takeback Event Statewide Saturday

(MISSOURINET) –  Leftover legal drugs can become health hazards.

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day IS this Saturday, April 30th at sites across Missouri.

It’s one of many safe ways to get rid of risky LEGAL meds that may be in our homes.

Kimberly Grinston is the Executive Director of the Missouri Board of Pharmacy –

She says the DEA has gotten TONS of donated prescriptions in the past.

If you miss Saturday’s event – there are other ways to legally get rid of prescription drugs.

The EPA discourages flushing or putting pills in landfills.

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