Tampa Bay takes part in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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People from around Tampa Bay and nationwide got the chance to safely dispose of their unused prescription medications on Saturday, during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

The Drug Enforcement Agency leads the effort to prevent addictions and overdose deaths, by partnering with local law enforcement agencies to host “Operation Medicine Cabinet.”

If you miss the event but want to get rid of unwanted medications, there are several year-round collection sites throughout the Tampa Bay area. 

Click here to find one near you.

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