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Police accept unused prescription drugs

Police in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia all organized drug drop off sites Saturday to encourage residents to properly dispose of unneeded medication and to keep drugs out of the hands of would-be abusers.

Saturday - 04/27/2013, 11:49pm EDT

Tags: prescription drug abuse, drugs, DEA, Lake Ridge, Va., kathy stewart, drug take-back

Get rid of unneeded prescriptions with National Drug Take-Back Day

Leftover or unneeded prescription drugs are a common sight in many medicine cabinets. But these drugs can a lot of harm if they end up in the wrong hands, the water system or the environment.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 07:34am EDT

Tags: National Drug Take-Back Day, prescription drug, DEA, medicine, paula wolfson

Drug companies fight prescription drug disposal requirement

Brand-name and generic drug companies are fighting efforts to get them to pay for programs that provide a safe way to dispose of prescription drugs.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 07:29am EST

Tags: prescription drugs, DEA, National Prescription Drug Take-Back day, Randi Martin

D.C. joins National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

area residents can turn in their expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs to the Frederick Douglass Home in southeast Washington Saturday.

Saturday - 09/29/2012, 10:19am EDT

Tags: DEA, prescription medication, D.C.

3rd person arrested in medical clinic raid

Baltimore County Police say a third person has been arrested in a narcotics investigation of a Lutherville medical clinic.

Monday - 05/21/2012, 05:13pm EDT

Tags: raid, Baltimore County, DEA

Va. bid to get pot reclassified by feds fails

A Virginia lawmaker's push to get the governor to petition the federal Drug Enforcement Agency to reclassify marijuana as a Schedule II drug has failed.

Wednesday - 02/01/2012, 10:48am EST

Tags: DEA, pot