Stories tagged with: National Drug Take Back Day

October 20, 2013 - 5:35pm
25 weeks 5 days ago

Any unused or expired medication can safely be disposed of at the National Drug Take Back Day coming up next week.

Riesbeck's of Zanesville has partnered with Cardinal Health and local law officials to host the DEA's Drug Take Back Day in our area.

"We want them to be taken off of the street legally and carefully," said Riesbeck's Event and Digital Marketing Coordinator, Jane Dombroski. o questions asked, folks can bring in their drugs, they can drop them off here, they...

April 23, 2013 - 3:39pm
51 weeks 4 days ago

Stealing unused or expired prescription medications is one top ways drug abusers feed their habit.

This Saturday you will have a chance to properly dispose of old medication. It's a partnership between the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office, The Health Department, Genesis Health Care Systems, Muskingum Behavioral Health, Northside Pharmacy, and the Drug Enforcement Agency..

"North Side told us they would take liquids and they would dispose of them,” said Muskingum...

October 29, 2011 - 2:51pm
2 years 24 weeks ago

If you're like many people, you probably have a drawer or medicine cabinet full of expired or unwanted medication...to help prevent drug-abuse and theft of these products local residents were encouraged to drop off any unwanted medication to the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department.

The collaborative effort to properly dispose of any medication was part of National Drug Take Back Day sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration. The community could drive-thru and drop...

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