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Hennepin County collects 300-plus pounds of medications on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office collected nearly 320 pounds of unwanted, unused and expired medications Saturday on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

The goal of the program is to help people get rid of those leftover medications. It helps prevent them from falling into the wrong hands, and helps to decrease drug-related violence.

If you didn’t get a chance to make it to the drop, there’s still another way you can get rid of them.