drug take back event

Alabamians Can Drop Off their Expired or Unused Prescription Drugs for ‘National Drug Take Back Day’

October 23 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The American Medical Association found that Alabama physicians have reduced the number of opioid prescriptions by 38% since 2011, with the number of opioid prescriptions in Alabama dropping for 7 consecutive years. Alabama physicians and pharmacists have partnered up to encourage Alabamians to safely dispose of their expired, unused, and unwanted…

18th Annual Drug Take Back Event in Montgomery

The Attorney General’s Office, DEA, and Montgomery police held it’s 18th annual drug take back event Saturday. People were encouraged to drop off any old or unused prescription medicines. These items were boxed and will be destroyed by the local DEA. There were 10 active sites in Montgomery County. Last year, more than 2 million pounds of medicines were destroyed….