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Monday, October 14, 2013

MPD holds drug take back Oct. 26 at Target.


Courtesy City of Milton Police Department

The City of Milton Police Department will take part in the seventh installment of the DEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Target on Ga. 9 in Milton.

The Target is located at 13057 Ga. 9 (click here for directions). All forms of prescription drugs will be taken, no matter how old.

During the last DEA-led National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 27, citizens turned in 371 tons (more than 742,000 pounds) of prescription drugs at more than 5,800 sites operated by the DEA and its thousands of state and local law enforcement partners.  

In its six previous Take Back events, DEA and its partners took in over 2.8 million pounds - more than 1,400 tons - of pills.

For more information, contact Community Outreach Officer Ara Baronian at 678-242-2527 or ara.baronian@cityofmiltonga.us. The DEA also maintains a Web page where you can find other drop sites and much more. Find it by clicking here.

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