Tennessee communities to host prescription drug take back
Proper disposal also protects Tennessee’s waterways and drinking water supply.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Tennessee community groups are teaming up with local law enforcement to host a prescription drug take-back event Saturday.
The event will allow anyone to safely dispose of unneeded prescription medication.
The events aim to help prevent substance misuse. According to Tennessee health officials, nearly two-thirds of people who misuse prescription medications obtain them from family or friends.
Proper disposal also protects Tennessee’s waterways and drinking water supply. Prescription Drug Take-Back Day takes place this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A list of event locations is available online at TNtogether.com.
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