Police departments to accept unwanted, expired drugs for disposal on Saturday

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CORONA (CNS) - Riverside County residents who want to get rid of expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs will have an opportunity to discard them on Saturday during National Drug Take-Back Day. The effort, organized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration in partnership with local law enforcement agencies, is intended to emphasize the importance of taking commonly abused drugs out of circulation. ``This event is a safe and convenient way for people to dispose of potentially harmful drugs, and in turn, help to reduce the addiction rates and overdose deaths that are ripping through communities nationwide,'' DEA Special Agent Bill Bodner said. ``While this year's event is a little different due to COVID-19, it's still important for people to do their part and be a part of the s
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