|Published: 11:29 AM, 04/25/2013
||Last updated: 11:29 AM, 04/25/2013
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT—On April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Cocke
County Sheriff's Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give
the public its sixth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft
by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted
Bring your medications for disposal to Food City (East)
at 416 Eastern Plaza Shopping Center, Newport, TN 37821. The service is free
and anonymous, no questions asked.
Last September, Americans turned in 244 tons of
prescription drugs at over 5,200 sites operated by the DEA and its thousands of
state and local law enforcement partners. In its five previous Take Back
events, DEA and its partners took in over 2 million pounds-over a thousand
For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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