Saturday is National Prescription Drug \”Take-Back\” Day. Locations around the country will be accepting expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.
Three teens wound up in the hospital after ingesting a synthetic illegal drug and now police are warning about the dangers of 25i.
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.
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.
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