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Thursday, October 4, 2012
Rx Drug Take Back Day A Huge Success
Americans turned in 488,395 pounds—244 tons—of prescription and over the counter drugs on Saturday to DEA agents nationwide. Removing these prescription medications from circulation cuts down on the potential for abuse and its catastrophic consequences. All together, the Take Back events have collected over 1018 tons of prescription pills. We're making progress! Do you have a Rx Drug Abuse Prevention success story?
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