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SAFE Project to Distribute Drug Disposal Pouches Until May 16

ARLINGTON, Va. (WDVM) — The DEA’s bi-annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day was postponed this month and hasn’t been rescheduled yet. The SAFE Project and Deterra have partnered to give households an alternate way of disposing of their prescription drugs. Until May 16, The SAFE Project is handing out Deterra drug disposal pouches to households in need. Each pouch holds up to 90 pills or 12 patches. Pour expired or unwanted drugs into the bag, add water, shake, and throw it in the garbage. The bag can also deactivate prescription creams and over the counter medicines, like ibuprofen. The
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Parma Police Use Deterra for Community Disposal Efforts

Police in Parma, Ohio, are tackling the drug abuse epidemic from a new angle, collecting prescription drugs and encouraging at-home disposal for proper prevention. In addition to collecting unused prescriptions at community drop-off sites, the Parma Police Department is distributing Deterra at-home medication disposal pouches to interested citizens. Get the full story below from Cleveland 19 News.
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