FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 2, 2018
OVER 652 POUNDS OF MEDICATIONS COLLECTED AT DRUG DISPOSAL EVENT
FREDERICK, MD – On Saturday, October 27, the Frederick Police Department along with the Frederick County Health Department, Drug Enforcement Agency, and Whitesell Pharmacy hosted a drug disposal event on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in the Wegman’s parking lot on Worman’s Mill Road.
Residents dropped off a total of 652 pounds of unused and unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications at the drug disposal event. All the medications will be destroyed by the Drug Enforcement Agency. These numbers represent an increase from the take-back event in April 2018, which collected 635 pounds of medications. The next drug disposal event is scheduled for April 2019.
For more information on this event, please contact Michele Bowman 301-600-2091 or email@example.com
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