Loveland, Ohio – The Loveland Police Department is hosting the National DEA Takeback Day again this year.
This Saturday, April 24th from 10 AM until 2 PM at the Loveland Safety Center lobby @ 126 S Lebanon Rd, you can bring in your old, unused pills, tablets and capsules.
If you can’t make it on Saturday, LPD has a permanent medication collection box that is in their lobby, accessible during weekday normal business hours.
The items that are not accepted in Saturday’s Take Back or anytime in the secured deposit box:
• SYRINGES/NEEDLES/TESTING STRIPS
You can contact www.Rumpke.com for information on sharps disposals.
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.7 million people misused prescription pain relievers, 4.9 million people misused prescription stimulants, and 5.9 million people misused prescription tranquilizers or sedatives in 2019. The survey also showed that a majority of misused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.