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MEDIA ADVISORY

April 26, 2013

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day events to be held

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolinians can safely dispose of their unwanted prescription drugs or over-the-counter medicines during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day events, the state Department of Health and Environmental Control announced today.

What:              The Drug Enforcement Administration’s state, local, and tribal law enforcement partners will hold events across the state. The Take-Back events are a part of the White House’s prescription drug abuse prevention strategy released in 2011 by the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
 
When:             10 a.m. to 2 p.m, Sat. April 27, 2013
 
Where:            Locations around the state. Visit http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/  to find an event near you.

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For more information:
Lindsey Evans – (803) 898-1127
Email – evansl2@dhec.sc.gov