Police to collect unwanted prescription drugs on April 30

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Pennsylvania State Police will take unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs this Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

Take-Back Day is a national initiative aimed at encouraging the public to dispose of expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs that are prone to abuse and theft.

The service is free and anonymous and in collaboration with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, medications may be dropped off at select state police stations. No personal information required or questions asked for drop-off.

To find a drop-off location, click here.

Pennsylvanians can also turn in unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs any day of the year. Visit the Department of Drug and Alcohol’s Drug Take-back website here to find a location near you.

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