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Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinets: Dispose Unwanted Prescription Drugs, April 27th

Post Date:03/27/2019

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For immediate release: March 27, 2019

Contact: Officer Ray Emmett/PIO, (623)333-7017 PDPIO@avondaleaz.gov

Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinets: Dispose Unwanted Prescription Drugs, April 27th

The Avondale Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are offering people the opportunity to drop off expired or unwanted prescription drugs in Avondale, as part of a national initiative to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription-drug abuse and how to dispose of the drugs properly.

The event on Saturday, April 27th will provide people a place to dispose of medication safely. Police and the DEA will hand out information on the dangers of prescription drugs and how to dispose of the drugs properly. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

All pills, capsules, tablets will be accepted, excluding glass containers. Liquid medications, inhalers, syringes or other items used to inject medication will not be accepted under current DEA guidelines. Illicit substances such as marijuana or methamphetamine are not a part of this initiative. 

Drug Disposal Event 
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019
Location: Fry’s Food and Drug, 1575 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, AZ 85392

For more information call 623-333-7448

Pill Bottle, Drug Disposal Event


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