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DEA brings in record number of unused pill during 15th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

MAY 04 (EL PASO)

Americans nationwide did their part to drop off a record number of unused, unwanted or expired prescription medications during the DEA’s 15th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day at close to 6,000 collection sites across the country. Together with a record-setting amount of local, state and federal partners, DEA collected and destroyed close to one million pounds-nearly 475 tons-of potentially dangerous prescription drugs, making it the most successful event in DEA history.

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