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April 26, 2011

Prescription drug drop off offered this weekend

The Baltimore County Police Department will participate with the Drug Enforcement Administration on its Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday.

The officials don’t want these unused and potentially dangerous drugs thrown in the trash. No identification is required and no questions will be asked, and over-the-counter drugs will also be taken. (Remove prescription labels from packaging.)

Drop them off from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.:

+Precinct 2/Woodlawn, 6424 Windsor Mill Road, Woodlawn
+Precinct 7/Cockeysville, 111 Wight Avenue, Cockeysville
+Precinct 12/North Point, 1747 Merritt Boulevard, Baltimore

They can’t take intravenous solutions, injectibles and syringes.

Update: Here are Howard County sites collecting medications from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Northern District Police Station, 3410 Court House Drive, Ellicott City
Southern District Police Station, 11226 Scaggsville Road, Laurel
Harper’s Choice Police Satellite Office, 5485 Harper’s Farm Road, Columbia
Long Reach Police Satellite Office, 8775 Cloudleap Court, Columbia
North Laurel Police Satellite Office, 9105 All Saints Road, Laurel
Owen Brown Police Satellite Office, 7154 Cradlerock Way, Columbia
Oakland Mills Police Satellite Office, 5820 Stevens Forest Road, Columbia
Wilde Lake Police Satellite Office, 10451 Twin Rivers Road, Columbia

 

Posted by Meredith Cohn at 2:27 PM | | Comments (0)
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Meredith CohnMeredith Cohn has been a reporter since 1991, covering everything from politics and airlines to the environment and medicine. A runner since junior high and a particular eater for almost as long, she tries to keep up on health and fitness trends. Her aim is to bring you the latest news and information from the local and national medical and wellness communities.

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