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**UPDATE** DEA Take Back Day

College Park, MD – On October 26, 2019, the University of Maryland Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) participated in the 18th Annual Prescription Drug Take Back Day. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., our site collected approximately 20 pounds of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

 

For more information about DEA’s Drug Take Back Day and resources, or to find a location that offers year round drug disposal, please visit https://takebackday.dea.gov/ .

 

 

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On Saturday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the University of Maryland Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 18th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to the Pocomoke Building at 7569 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, Maryland. (Sites cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

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