MTSU offers prescription drug take-back event April 24

MTSU offers prescription drug take-back event April 24

From 10 a.m.to 2 p.m.at the Longview Police Department building (1351 Hudson Street), the Coalition is hosting a prescription drug take-back event, according to a press release. The home medicine cabinet is a frequent target of prescription drug abusers and often provides access to prescription medication.

Stubbs said he and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration partner with local pharmacies twice a year to help dispose of the drugs. This service is free and anonymous, as no questions will be asked.

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In the past, it was commonplace to just simply toss old or unwanted medications in the trash or flush them down the toilet.

Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Art Under the Elms. There has been a 150 percent increase in the number of drug overdose deaths in Oklahoma over the last 15 years, with prescription drugs being involved in 69 to 78 percent of these fatalities in the last five years, according to the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs.

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Sponsored by Campus Pharmacy and University Police, the drug take-back event is part of a national collection drive led by the Drug Enforcement Agency's overall efforts to remove excess drugs from communities where they could be abused or misused, diverted into the wrong hands or disposed of in environmentally unsafe ways.

"Daniel R. Salter, the Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the DEA Atlanta Division, commented, "DEA's fourteenth Prescription Drug Take-Back campaign was a huge success both locally and nationally". Liquids, needles and sharps will not be accepted.

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