(Las Vegas, NV) — Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto along with the Drug Enforcement Administration will hold a prescription drug roundup this Saturday, September 28th from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
National Prescription Drug Take-Back day is an excellent opportunity for people to properly dispose of unused or out of date prescriptions,” said Masto. “Helping the
community have proper avenues to dispose of their prescription drugs helps curb substance misuse and abuse. I would urge Nevadans to be mindful about leaving
medications in easily accessible areas as it can fall into the wrong hands.”
In addition, people are now advised that their usual methods for disposing of unused medicines—flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash—both pose
potential safety and health hazards.
Specific collection sites near you can be found at http://www.dea.gov by clicking on the “Got Drugs?” banner at the top of the home page.
By entering your zip code you will be connected to a database of nearby sites.