Stories tagged with: DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

April 22, 2014 - 11:25am
2 years 17 weeks ago

'National Prescription Drug Take Back Day' is this Saturday April 26th.

The Muskingum County Sheriffs Department as well as the DEA are working to help clean out medicine cabinets and dispose of prescription drugs properly. Unique to the Zanesville area, the Muskingum County Sheriff's office has partnered with ZMCHD, as well as Genesis Healthcare and Northside Pharmacy and will be offering a drive-thru where ALL DRUGS including needles and liquids are accepted.

"You never...

April 14, 2014 - 5:20pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

It won't be long now until you will be able to get rid of outdated prescription drugs.

As a part of the Drug Enforcement Agency's national drug take back day, the South Zanesville Riesbeck's Pharmacy is asking the public to drop off their unwanted medications.

"It's important because we don't want these drugs to fall in the wrong hands or in the hands of our children, or somebody that doesn't know how to medications," said Riesbeck's Store Event Coordinator, Susan...

October 23, 2013 - 6:36pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

Need to get rid of your expired prescription drugs?

In partnership with the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department will be collecting expired prescriptions or any other medications you no longer need. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says trying to dispose of medication on your own not only can be harmful on the environment, but can also create other problems.

"A lot of times we'll talk to people...

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