The Meridian Police Department will be participating in the DEA’s 22nd National Prescription Drug Take Back event scheduled: SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2022, 10AM – 2PM, UPTOWN MERIDIAN MALL (near the movie theater and food court entrance.)
The National Prescription Drug Take Back initiative aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for the abuse of medications. The Drug Take Back is FREE, ANONYMOUS, and WITHOUT INVENTORY! Vape pens or other e-cigarette devices with the batteries already removed will also be collected at the event. Please see attachment for more details on the e-cigarette and vaping devices disposal. Individuals who return unused medications on the event day will received giveaways provided by sponsors of the event.
For more information about the National Prescription Drug Take Back and what you can do to help raise awareness and promote the urge to purge homes of unwanted medications, please visit website address: https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html