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Drug Take Back

Police Department Press Release

April 24, 2018

Released by Lt. Ben Henderson

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, the Pittsburg Police Department will be hosting a site location for the US Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. This offers citizens an opportunity to dispose of potentially dangerous, expired, unused or otherwise unwanted prescription medications.

Anyone wishing to dispose of unwanted prescription medication is encouraged to bring them to the Pittsburg Police Department, located at 201 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, Kansas, on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This service is free of charge and individuals can remain anonymous, with no questions asked. For more information over this service, or other hosting site locations, please visit

**Please keep sharps, needles, injectors and aerosol containers (inhalers) separate from other prescription medications. They will have to be disposed of separately.**