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Over 6 tons of RX drugs collected in DEA Take Back

The DEA’s Phoenix Field Division has finished calculating the amount of drugs collected from those agencies who participated in the April 28th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Arizonans turned out in massive numbers and disposed of 12,025.43 pounds, over six tons, of prescription drugs. The total for the event is an approximate 360 pound increase over the National Take Back event held in October 2017, and the third highest total collected in Arizona since the beginning of the DEA Take Back program.

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