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Drug Take-Back Day





police departments throughout our area will take part in the program this Saturday,  April 30th.  Wausau, Kronenwetter, Antigo, Rothschild are among those taking part.

WAUSAU (WAOW)--Unwanted unused or expired prescription drugs in your medicine cabinet can be potential sources of misuse and abuse.

According to a report in the New England Journal of Medicine these old drugs could end up in the hands of people who abuse drugs.

Or they could contaminate the drinking water if disposed of improperly.

To help reduce these risks. the Drug Enforcement Agency is holding another "National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day."




 You can find a department in your area at the DEA web site www.dea.gov


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