Residents Take Part in National Drug Take-Back Day


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It's National Drug Take-Back day...

The program, organized by the Drug Enforcement Agency encourages people to turn-in unnecessary medication. The DEA says it's a way to help prevent prescription drug abuse.

"To keep people from flushing them down the toilet, getting into our water system and poisoning our water, and some health issues that way. And to keep them out of the hands of kids," says officer Wade Finuff of the Havana Police Department.

There are over one hundred and twenty five location throughout Florida participating in the program. F

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  • by Bill Location: Fine me if you can. on Oct 31, 2011 at 10:32 AM
    John, I agree with you. It has gotten dangerous in my area as well. I had to leave the neighborhood where I was elected because it was so dangerous. You might want to move out near me where crime is lower, I hear it is getting bad in Killearn too. The only problem here is the IRS wants us to pay taxes on our incomes out here in Bucklake. And the election commission expects us to pay our fines just like all the other citizens. Can I go with you on your next trip? I like Gen Tsao's Chicken.
  • by John Location: Quid Pro quo on Oct 31, 2011 at 10:27 AM
    I meant to let all of the citizens know about this program but I just got a large contribution for lobbying high speed internet access that we gave back. I needed to spend my fee before I had to give it back so I went to China. I spent 62,000 on Gen. Tsao's Chicken. Sorry folks. It was a mistake. I plan to spend more time out of town because it is getting dangerous in Tallahassee.
  • by Fed up Location: Tlh on Oct 30, 2011 at 05:08 PM
    If these boondoggle government agencies want more people to participate, you need to let the public know in advance. I know you all don't have to work, but a few of us still are, to keep you supplied in your lifestyle, retirements and medical insurance, and a few exotic trips to boot. So get up off it, and publish it.
  • by Wilma Location: Tallahassee on Oct 30, 2011 at 10:33 AM
    I have expired prescription drugs to turn in but seems I learn about it AFTERWARD.
  • by Anonymous on Oct 29, 2011 at 06:39 PM
    You would think there would have been at least one location for this program in Tallahassee. Havana had two locations available. Kind of makes you wonder about the priorities of the local law enforcement.
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