April 28, 2016
National Drug-Take Back Day Saturday, April 30. Local Take-Back Sites Join Effort.
GOT DRUGS? Drug Take Back Day is Saturday April 30, 2016 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. It is a joint effort of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and participating local law enforcement.
Locally, participating Police Departments include the Towns of Atkinson, Chester, Derry, Danville, Hampstead, Kingston, Londonderry, Newton, Pelham, Plaistow, Salem, Sandown and Windham. Several have 24-hour drug disposal boxes at the station year-round including Derry, Londonderry, Pelham, Salem, Sandown and Windham.To locate a site near you, go to www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html