The focus of the Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative is to remove potentially risky pharmaceutical substances from medicine cabinets throughout the state and prevent them from going into the water supply.
Studies show most abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
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Drug Take Back Day is vital as many Americans are not aware that medicines left in one's home are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse and abuse. Disposing of unused medicines by flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash pose additional potential safety, health and environmental hazards. Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, leading to accidental poisoning, overdose, and abuse. The Grand Rapids Police Department will be on hand Saturday to ensure drugs are properly secured and handed over to the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration. Controlled, non-controlled and over-the-counter medications, ointments, inhalers, patches, non-aerosol sprays, creams, vials and pet medications will be collected.
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Also, the Police Department lobby will have a permanent drop-off slot from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday year-round.
Medication can be disposed of by removing it from its container and disposing of it directly into a disposal box at the site. Law enforcement personnel will not count, inventory or log medications.
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Spring is the ideal time to clean out your cabinets and dispose of your medications in all forms including pills, liquids, creams and inhalers.