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Release Number: 17-166
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- April 13, 2017
- Contact Person:
- Public Information Office : email@example.com
- (813) 247-8060
DEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Initiative
Drop off prescription medications you no longer use.
- April 29, 2017
- Time: 10:00 AM
As part of our ongoing effort to crack down on illegal pill mills and prevent prescription drug abuse, we are taking part in the DEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Initiative. On April 29th, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Plant City Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration, USFPD, Tampa Police Department and the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance, will collect unused or expired prescription medications from citizens to prevent potentially dangerous drugs from getting into the wrong hands. The unused prescription drugs will be collected at four locations on April 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Citizens will be able to drop off any prescription medications they no longer use and can remain anonymous, with no questions asked.
The Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance supports this take back initiative and will provide volunteers and educational materials at the collection sites.
For more information on the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back day and to find other collection locations, please go to: http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html
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2109 State Road 60
Valrico, FL 33594
8398 Sheldon Road
Tampa, FL 33615
Sponsored by Tampa Police Department:
2525 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
Tampa Bay Federal Credit Union
3815 N. Nebraska Ave.
Sponsored by Plant City Police Department:
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Plant City, FL
Sponsored by USFPD:
USF Morsani Center
13330 Laurel Drive