Monday, July 21, 2014

Drug Take-Back at Walgreens Saturday

Ridgefield Press, July 18, 2014

"An anonymous drug take-back day organized by the Ridgefield Police Department and Walgreens will allow people to drop off unwanted medications without getting out of their cars Saturday, July 19, from 10 to 2 at the 46 Danbury Road pharmacy.

All medications that are collected as part of this initiative are taken to an incineration facility by Officers of the Ridgefield Police Department for destruction.

'Rates of prescription drug abuse continue to increase at alarming rates in the United States and studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, to include the family medicine cabinet,' organizers said." Read more

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