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Police Collect 10.5 lbs of Unwanted Meds

April 30, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson No Comments
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Jackson police officers in cooperation with the US Drug Enforcement Administration Saturday collected about 10½ pounds of unwanted medications during a national prescription drug “take-back” initiative conducted at Smith’s Food and Drug.  According to Lieutenant Cole Nethercott,citizens were asked to turn in their expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs for destruction in order to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands by accident or through theft.  Nethercott says anyone who was unable to participate in the program on Saturday can still turn in their unwanted medications by calling the police department and setting up a time to drop them off.

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