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ANNUAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY SET FOR SATURDAY

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WITH OPIOID OVERDOSE DEATHS INCREASING DURING THE PANDEMIC, SGT. JEREMY MCCLURE SAYS SIOUX CITY POLICE WILL CONDUCT THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION’S ANNUAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY THIS SATURDAY:

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MCCLURE SAYS YOU MAY TURN IN EXPIRED OR UNUSED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS OR VAPING PRODUCTS WITHOUT PENALTY:

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IN SIOUX CITY, 189 POUNDS OF UNUSED MEDICATIONS WERE COLLECTED. OVER THE 10-YEAR SPAN OF TAKE BACK DAY,

MCCLURE SAYS THERE ARE SOME THINGS THAT CAN’T BE COLLECTED, INCLUDING NEEDLES:

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THE DRUG TAKE BACK DAY RUNS FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M. THIS SATURDAY AT SIX COLLECTION LOCATIONS INCLUDING DRILLING PHARMACY ON MORNINGSIDE AVENUE, THE FAREWAY ON WAR EAGLE DRIVE, THE FLOYD BOULEVARD WAL-MART, THE DOWNTOWN WALGREENS ON PIERCE STREET AND THE HY-VEES ON GORDON DRIVE AND HAMILTON BOULEVARD.

IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT SATURDAY, YOU MAY TURN IN DRUGS ANONYMOUSLY IN A BIN LOCATED IN THE LOBBY OF POLICE HEADQUARTERS.