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Indiana State Police Drug Take Back Results
Updated November 1, 2017 4:09 AM
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(UNDATED) - On Saturday, October 28th, the Indiana State Police participated in the fourteenth nationwide "Prescription Drug Take Back" initiative sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA.) The "Take Back" initiative seeks to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft.

Collection sites were set up nationwide for expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs to be turned in for destruction. This program is intended for liquid and pill medications.

The Indiana State Police set up collections sites at every post (except the Toll Road.) The Indianapolis post collected 253 pounds of medications between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Statewide the Indiana State Police collected a total of 1,308 pounds of unused or expired medication. The Bloomington Police Post collected 55 pounds of medications.



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