Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Unused or Expired Prescription Drugs "Take Back"

AUGUSTA, GA (PR) - On Saturday April 26th, 2014 between 10:00 and 14:00 hours, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency’s national program will be hosting a Pharmaceutical (Drug) “Take Back” at two locations. The pharmaceutical drop box will be accepting unused prescription drugs and / or expired prescription drugs (Only).

The pharmaceutical drop boxes will be stored at the following locations Saturday April 26th from 10:00 to 14:00 hours.

1. CVS 15th Street and Walton Way Augusta, GA 30904

2. CVS Peach Orchard Road and Lumpkin Road Augusta, GA 30906

Unused prescription drugs thrown in the trash can be retrieved and abused or illegally sold.

Unused drugs that are flushed can contaminate the water supply. Proper disposal of unused drugs saves lives and protects the environment.


Sgt. Michael Shane McDaniel SR

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