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13th National Prescription Drug Take Back taking place this weekend

(Source: Drug Enforcement Agency) (Source: Drug Enforcement Agency)
(KWES) -

Do you have any prescription medications that you no longer take and need to get rid of safely? Well, here's your chance.

Numerous agencies across the Permian Basin are hosting drug take back events on Saturday, April 29, 2017.

Here's a list of some of the drop-off locations in Texas:

Big Spring
West doors of Big Spring Mall
1801 East FM 700

Fort Stockton
Walmart parking lot
2610 W. Dickinson Blvd.

Iraan General Hospital
600 Hwy 349 North

2100 Castleford Rd.

Lowe's Supermarket
1107 E. 42nd St.

Here's a list of drop-off locations in New Mexico:

Carlsbad Police Department
500 E. Church

Eunice Police Department Lobby
2301 Avenue O


Walgreens Parking Lot
801 W. Joe Harvey

Walgreens Parking Lot 
1401 N. Turner

For additional drop-off locations, click here

Each location will take back prescription medications from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  

The service is free of charge and no questions are asked.

Only pills and other solids, like patches, can be brought to the collection sites—liquids, needles, or other sharps will not be accepted. 

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