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April 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

April 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

By Rebecca Lewis. CREATED Apr 19, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is almost here.

It's happening on April 26. Sites will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. across the valley.

People are invited to bring excess prescription drugs that otherwise could be abused or contaminate the environment.

Prescription and over-the-counter drugs such as tablets and capsules are accepted. Intravenous solutions, injectable medications and needles are not.

Illegal substances such as marijuana or methamphetamine are also accepted without any questions.

To find out where you can drop off your unwanted drugs, click here.

Rebecca Lewis

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Rebecca Lewis is currently an Interactive Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.