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ILLINOIS STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 64: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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By Press release submission | Oct 21, 2019

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Illinois State House District 64 issued the following announcement on Oct. 18

Prescription drug abuse is a problem that effects millions of Americans and can to lead abuse of even more dangerous illegal drugs. Research shows that the majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.

To address this public safety issue, National Prescription Drug Take Back Day provides an opportunity for anyone to safely dispose of unused prescriptions at thousands collection sites across the country.

Dozens of nearby collection sites will be available on Saturday, October 26 throughout Lake and McHenry Counties. Visit takebackday.dea.gov to find the collection site nearest to you.

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