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Got Unwanted Pills? Drug Take Back Event is Saturday

Several local police departments will be collecting unwanted medicines on Saturday as part of the DEA's Drug Take Back Day.

Several local police departments are participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration's upcoming Drug Take Back Day this Saturday.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., residents can drop off unwanted prescription medications for safe disposal at various locations.

Participating departments include:
  • Doylestown Township Police Department, drop off site is Redner's Market, 1661 Easton Rd
  • Newtown Township Police Department, 100 Municipal Way, Newtown
  • Upper Makefield Township; drop off site is the police station, 1076 Eagle Road.
  • Buckingham Township Police Department, 4613 Hughesian Dr, Buckingham
  • Plumstead Township Police Department, drop off site is K-Mart, 4377 Swamp Rd, Doylestown
  • Northampton Township; drop off site is Richboro Shop N Bag on Second Street Pike
  • Warminster Township Police Department, drop off  at the department or at Giant, 720 W Street Rd.
  • Yardley Borough; drop off at the police station, 56 S. Main St.
  • Bensalem Township, drop off at Giant on Street Rd or Acme on Bristol Rd
  • Lower Makefield Township; drop off at the police station, 1100 Edgewood Rd.
  • Lower Southampton Township Police Department, 1500 Desire Ave, Feasterville
  • Middletown Township Police Department, drop off at Giant, 4001 New Falls Rd., Levittown

"The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposal, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of these medications," the DEA website states.

Click here to view the full list of drop off sites.

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