Mark April 27 on Your Calendar - DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

On Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 10 AM to 2 PM, thousands of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)-coordinated collection sites will be available across the country, and consumers are encouraged to safely and legally dispose of any unneeded pills, including prescription pain medications and other controlled substance medications, as these pills can only be accepted for disposal when law enforcement is present .Now available on the DEA web site a Drug Take-Back Day collection site locator enables consumers to search for a nearby disposal location. This take-back service is free and anonymous, with no questions asked. Sites will accept tablets, capsules, and all other solid dosage forms of unwanted medication. Personal information may be blacked out on prescription bottles, or medications may be emptied from the bottles into the bins provided at the events.