Tuesday, 20 November, 2018

Drug take-back aims to make community safer

National Drug Takeback Day Set For Saturday Got Unused Prescription Meds? Saturday Is National Drug Take-Back Day
Delores Daniels | 30 October, 2018, 00:34

"We want to help be a part of the solution".

Anyone could anonymously drop off unwanted medications to the collection tent which was set up in the parking lot of the Westwood Mall. The stores are located in Niagara Falls, Amherst, Orchard Park, Buffalo (5), Depew, Olean, Jamestown, Tonawanda, Arcade, Batavia, Dunkirk, Baldwinsville, Syracuse, Greece, Dansville and Bath, N.Y.

German governing parties punished in state election
Merkel's conservatives emerged with an extremely lacklustre win from the vote for the central Hesse region's state legislature. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that she wouldn't be seeking a re-election when her term ends in 2021.

The most effective and safe method of disposing of expired or unwanted prescription medication is to take them to a drug take-back collection site.

According to the DEA's website, earlier this year it collected and destroyed close to one million pounds-and almost 475 tons of potentially unsafe expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

Florida State embarrassed at home by No. 2 Clemson
Florida State didn't get over 100 yards until mid-way through the third quarter and finished the game with -21 yards rushing. Seven teams going from unranked to ranked is the most since the AP poll expanded to 25 in 1989.

For more information on the permanent drug take-back boxes across Tennessee, visit this link.

Residents of Biloxi are asked to bring in unused drugs to the Lopez-Quave Public Safety Center Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.so they may be disposed of properly.

Cleveland Browns Fire Head Coach Hue Jackson
Jackson is the six straight Cleveland coach to be fired following the team's second game against Pittsburgh. The Browns fired Jackson as their head coach Monday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported, citing a source.

"It's vital to get these potentially harmful prescription drugs that are just lingering around in the home off the street", DEA Special Agent Debbie Webber said. Prescription drugs pose dangers to children and others who may take them by accident or who may use them for abusive purposes. A year ago they collected around 150 pounds. It also says that flushing medications or throwing them in the trash is a danger to waterways and wildlife.

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