LATEST SENATOR KING
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday, April 28th, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) announced the locations of the Maine collection sites. Click HERE for the complete list of locations.
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. At a previous Take-Back Event on October 28, 2017, federal, state, and local government entities took back a record 912,305 pounds of unused, expired, or unwanted drugs at more than 5,300 locations across the United States. Over the course of the program, approximately 456 tons of prescription drugs have been safely collected across the country, including nearly 21 tons of unwanted medications in Maine alone.
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