Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Prescription Drugs Can be Dropped at Meriden Police Department

Record Journal (Meriden, CT) August 8, 2014

"City residents no longer have to worry about their unwanted or expired prescriptions getting into the wrong hands or tainting the local water supply.

Residents can drop old medicines off at a prescription drop box in the lobby of the Police Department, 50 W. Main St., no questions asked.

'Unfortunately, prescription drugs have become the target of theft and misuse, oftentimes by young people who have access to residential homes and apartments,' said Krystle Blake, chairperson of the Meriden Healthy Youth Coalition, which lobbied for the drop box. 'This is something we’ve been working on for nine months to a year with Meriden police.'" Read more

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