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DEA Drug Take-Back Day Collects 276 Tons

By: KKTV Email
By: KKTV Email

276 tons of unwanted or expired medications were collected by the DEA-led National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 28. In Colorado, 17,646 pounds were collected.

The medications were collected at 5,659 take-back sites in all 50 states.

The drugs delivered to each collection site are gathered and destroyed.


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