Dispose of old drugs this weekend

Oct 25, 2013

MARQUETTE, MI--   Michigan State Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency are teaming up to get rid of old and unused prescription medications.  

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at posts around Michigan.  Residents can drop off drugs, which will be safely destroyed.  No liquids, inhalers, patches, or syringes will be accepted.  The service is free and anonymous, with no questions asked. 

In the Upper Peninsula the Calumet Post will serve Baraga, Houghton, and Keweenaw counties. 

Residents in Delta and Menominee counties can use the Gladstone Post. 

Dickinson and Iron counties will be served by the Iron Mountain Post. 

The Negaunee Post will be the drop-off point for Alger and Marquette counties. 

Residents in Chippewa and Luce counties will use the Sault Ste. Marie Post. 

Drugs in Mackinac and Schoolcraft counties can go to the St. Ignace Post. 

The Wakefield Post will serve Gogebic and Ontonagon counties.