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October 10, 2013

Dispose of unwanted prescriptions on Oct. 26

MEADVILLE — Local law enforcement is working with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration to coordinate a National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The agencies coordinate a collaborative effort focused on removing potentially dangerous controlled substances from medicine cabinets.

People may dispose of unwanted, unused or expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications free of charge for destruction by law enforcement officers.

The anonymous service is free and open to the public.

Drop off sites in Crawford County and nearby areas include:

Crawford County

Pennsylvania State Police, 11176 Murray Road, Meadville; Meadville Police Department, 894 Diamond Park; Linesville Police Department, 127 E. Erie St.; Titusville Police Department, 323 N. Franklin St.

Erie County

Pennsylvania State Police, 11088 Route 6, Union City.

Mercer County

Jamestown Pharmacy (Jamestown Police), 121 Liberty St.; Medicine Shoppe (Sandy Lake Police Department),  3289 S. Main St., Sandy Lake.

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