Get rid of leftover pills on Drug Take Back Day

Source: CBS News

Safely dispose of old painkiller prescriptions and other leftover or expired drugs this weekend on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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Last Updated Oct 26, 2017 5:33 PM EDT

President Trump is encouraging Americans to rid their medicine cabinets of leftover prescription drugs by turning them in to designated collection sites on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, Oct. 28.

The president promoted the event in a White House speech Thursday as he officially declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency.

“I am urging all Americans to help fight this opioid epidemic and the broader issue of drug addiction by participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday — when you can safely turn in these dangerous and horrible drugs for disposal,” Mr. Trump said. 

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