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April 25, 2019

DEA and partners hold National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

SAN DIEGO – With robust public participation over the course of 16 prior events, the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Initiative continues to remove ever-higher amounts of opioids and other medicines from the nation’s homes, where they are vulnerable to misuse, theft or abuse by family members and visitors, including children and teens.

April 25, 2019

DEA and partners hold 17th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

SEATTLE – This Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time, the Drug Enforcement Administration and its local law enforcement, community and tribal partners in the Pacific Northwest will collect expired, unused and unwanted prescription medications at one of 230 collection sites. There are 19 collection sites in Alaska, 45 in Idaho, 61 in Oregon, and 105 in Washington State.

April 24, 2019

Parker doctor sentenced for illegally distributing controlled substances

DENVER – Dr. John Alan Littleford, DO, age 73, of Manhattan, Kansas and formerly of Parker, Colorado, was sentenced yesterday by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Robert E. Blackburn to serve 87 months in federal prison followed by three years on supervised release for charges related to the illegal distribution of controlled substances and money laundering, U.S.

April 24, 2019

DEA offers another opportunity to clean out your medicine cabinet

NEWARK, N.J. – New Jersey residents will once again have an opportunity to take inventory of their medicine cabinets and dispose of any unwanted, unused or expired prescription medications. This Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Drug Enforcement Administration and its local law enforcement partners will be holding the 17th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day across the country. 

April 23, 2019

DEA and partners hold National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

WASHINGTON – With robust public participation over the course of 16 prior events, the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Initiative continues to remove ever-higher amounts of opioids and other medicines from the nation’s homes, where they are vulnerable to misuse, theft or abuse by family members and visitors, including children and teens.

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