National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday

September 23, 2014 5:46 PM

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday

The US Drug Enforcement Administration would be observing the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday (September 27). The event would provide the public a chance to get rid of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. The timings for the event would be from 10 am to 2 pm. It is the ninth such opportunity in four years.

It has been estimated by the US Drug Enforcement Administration that nearly 7 million Americans abuse prescription drugs and around 4,000 young adults and children engage in their first experimentation with prescription drugs every day. Researchers have shown that nearly 70% abusers who are over the...

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