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Drug Take Back Day This Saturday

October 25th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is this Saturday and over 60 collection sites in West Virginia as well as all State Police Barracks in Maryland will be participating.  Spearheaded by the national Drug Enforcement Agency, Take Back Day was launched in 2010. Unused and expired medications are collected and disposed of safely in incinerators, getting potentially harmful substances off the streets.  DEA Administrator Anne Milgram says the drug issue escalated during the Covid pandemic and is made worse by drugs coming from other countries, an issue that needs addressed…